birth control

Ashley - posted on 01/27/2010 ( 8 moms have responded )

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so i went to my 6 wk check up yesterday and i am suppose to get the merana iud next week. my second pregnancy happened on the pill. i have tried the depo shot and hated the weight gain and the moodiness from it. i am wondering what others have thought of the iud and what other types of birth control you have really liked. i am breast feeding and me and my husband HATE condoms.

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Shonna - posted on 01/27/2010

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I have the IUD, the only cramping I got is when the put it in place. I haven't had it to long. But my sister has it, she never complained of cramping and she hardly ever gets a period. I'm also breastfeeding and it hasnt affected it in any way. I really like the IUD and I don't have to worry about taking a pill everyday which is great.

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Cynthia - posted on 01/27/2010

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I think its the best i spotted for about 2 after I got it in, then for about a year and half i did get my period for evey month for 7 days (but much lighter)and just last month I stopped having my period..so no clomplaints from me...and I only had cramping the first day i got it in.

Stephanie - posted on 01/27/2010

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I have the nuva ring and really like it. Very easy to put in/take out & you can't even feel it (or at least I can't). I don't think I've had any side effects from it at all.

Shelly - posted on 01/27/2010

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I would not suggest the Mirena, I had it put in last year and I cramped the first day but I was not one of the lucky ones. I bled for three months straight( spotting) and then once that stopped, I had a period every month that lasted for about 10 days with spotting in between periods, yeah it was light but I had to wear a liner everyday. I hated it but different people experience it differently. I had mine removed in Dec. and it is true that fertility returns quickly which is plus. Got pregnant the same month it was removed and I am now 7 weeks pregnant.

Katelyn - posted on 01/27/2010

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The patch has been reported to cause death sometimes and when i was on it, y skin would scab up underneath cause i have sensitive skin so i wouldn't suggest it. I just got my mirena put in last week and so far its great. I had cramps for the rest of the day after it got put in but i just took some motrin and it was fine. and ive already stopped spotting which is wonderful. my midwife actually suggested mirena over all the other choices.

Rosalinda - posted on 01/27/2010

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The IUD is good but make sure they put it in right i ended up havinga miscarrige on it and then they couldnt get it out it took 2 CND to get it out

Cassie - posted on 01/27/2010

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I never tried Mirena I wanted to but I didn't have the money upfront because health insurance doesn't cover a chunk of the cost. Anyways my friend got it right after her son. Her period stopped which is nice but I guess she cramped up so much from it she had them take it out. However ik other people that have no problems with it. Everyone's bodies different..if do try it let me know how it works out



I hate the pill and condoms :(

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