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Have you done your research...

Posted by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:09 AM
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On the type of birth control you are using?



I have used the pill, Depo, Nuvaring, IUD (paraguard). With all of them, except the pill, I have had complications. This is what is making me stick to condoms and avoiding sex during ovulation. I don't see that I should trust taking any birth control when it can have severe effects on my body.

So do you research the birth control you are using or will be using, or do you just give it a try without looking into it first?

I see many people getting the mirena and at the same time I hear of a lot of people having complications and even lawsuits.

I just looked up the Nuvaring and many people have had complications with that one as well. Yes I am sure they all have side effects but when I was on the Nuvaring I was 18 and completely healthy, non-smoker and did not drink, yet I had suffered anxiety attacks and severe chest pains. The moment I stopped using it, I was completely normal again. The same happened with the IUD, except I had pains in my abdomen and back and down my right leg. So needless to say, I will never try another form of birth control again!


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jillbailey26
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:19 AM
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My tubes are tied, no research needed.


"Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification"  Romans 14:19

SuperPickle
by Ruby Member on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:26 AM
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I had a tubal...I did some research about possible side effects or issues that can arise with that but the benefits outweighed the risks for me.

Love060708kids
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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I had a tubal ligation.

Yes, I researched it and it was the best decision for my family.

christina0607
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:32 AM
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My husband had the big V.... thats really all there is to it.

BeansandMash
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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I'm an idiot as I'm not on birth control right now :)
I guess I've researched condoms, I mean I know what ones I like and which I don't :D
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mom2ljh
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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Yes I researched. I felt Mirena was the best choice for me and for 5 years it's been great.
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Beauty91805
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:42 AM
I wish mines would consider this.


Quoting christina0607:

My husband had the big V.... thats really all there is to it.


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Master_Debater
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:44 AM
Had a tubal, didn't research it and regret it.
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my123sons
by on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:46 AM
My dh had a vasectomy. We did research it and have never regretted it.
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sherry132
by Ruby Member on Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:47 AM

My tubes are tied and have been since before the internet was something everyone had and information was available at our fingertips. I didn't bother to research, because by the time I figured out that it's what everyone swears you should do, my tubes had been tied for 8 years. LOL. 

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