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    Default Which contraceptive to choose?

    I have had the implanon before my first child, an it was wonderful.
    I had it put back in after bub was born and it was a bit of a nightmare, spotting almost 24/7, expecialy after DTD.
    I have tried the pill but I'm not someone that remembers to take tablets all the time, which wouldn't be a very trustworthy contraceptive for me.

    I'm due to have bub #2 in August and want to start doing my research

    What other options are out there that preferably don't make AF heavier, (it's heavy enough as it is) and are a "set and forget" option


    Mumma to Connor - 25/8/2011
    And bub #2 due - 24/8/2013

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    Hello,
    My contraception of choice is definitely the Mirena IUD. After having my first baby my memory for taking pills was shocking. Mirena lasts for 5 yrs, I didn't have side effects cause the hormone is so low and localised, I also barley had a period.
    The worst part was the insertion and removal (my strings had gone, but I got a sedation). Other people I know haven't had an issue with insertion or removal though.
    I was told the contraception effect immediately goes after removal so there's no waiting for fertility to return ( I skipped one period before my body returned to normal).
    I'd definitely get one again.

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    I love my mirena. Have had some infrequent spotting and no problems at all. 😊

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    I will be going for the mirena after we have another bub as I'm another one who can't remember to take the pill after bub #1

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    I'm having a mirena put in tomorrow. My GP wouldn't do it so I'm having it put in at a family planning clinic. I'm looking forward to not having to worry as I'm very fertile but don't trust myself with the pill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    I'm having a mirena put in tomorrow. My GP wouldn't do it so I'm having it put in at a family planning clinic. I'm looking forward to not having to worry as I'm very fertile but don't trust myself with the pill.
    How did you go? ☺

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    Quote Originally Posted by balletbaby View Post
    How did you go? ☺
    Really well! I was back at work an hour after it was put in, and haven't had any pain so far. So excited to have it in, can't wait to tell my BF

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    Oh and it was perfect timing, we had just used the last condom of the packet!!

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    I have the merina I haven't had any problems with it. It's been great


    Mummy-Chantelle

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    Just hi-jacking - is there birth control that stops your period? Before ttc DD I was on the pill, and I would skip most periods (on advice from my Dr. to help with my iron levels) but I too would really like a set and forget option and not have to worry about a period either.

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