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"That ring thing"

Now (I’m trying to make a metaphor here) how I see it, the birth control pill is like ketchup chips. They all have different brands that make them and each brand is a little different but in the end, they’re all ketchup and they all work well. 876 more words

Birth Control Vaginal Ring

What Is It?

NuvaRing is a small, flexible vaginal ring used to prevent pregnancy. You put it in for 3 weeks, take it out, then put a new one in a week later. 214 more words

Birth Control

Women's birth control linked to greater chance of depression: study

New research suggests women’s birth control — like the pill, patch, and IUD — is tied to an increased risk of depression.

Millions of women around the world are on hormonal contraception, and it’s long been… 438 more words

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Mirena, 1+ year in

**Disclosure: FAMILY – THIS CONTAINS INFORMATION YOU MAY NOT WANT TO READ>>> CLOSE THIS NOW IF YOU DON’T WANT T.M.I. ON MY PERSONAL LIFE!**

Last year, I made the decision to say, “Screw you!” to pills, Nuvaring (although I mostly loved it), and any other birth control method short of spaying myself. 458 more words

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So I just found out that my Nuvaring (contraceptive of “choice”) interacts with my Epitec (Lamotrigine). The Epitec may lower the efficacy of the Nuvaring and the Nuvaring can cause depression or mood swings.   130 more words

Why I Threw Away My Nuvaring and No Longer Trust My Doctors

At no point does this post become unpleasantly detailed.

Four months ago, I started Nuvaring after more than five years of abstinence. After researching other forms of birth control, this one was the obvious choice for me. 1,610 more words

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