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In Love With My Baby
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Ok so I got the NuvaRing for the first time today...I, of course, have to wait for my period to come to use it.....Has anyone had any really bad side effects....im kinda nervous to use it for the first time
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I love the nuvaring. I can't take oral hormones because they tend to make me depressed... but I have no such issues with the nuvaring. it didn't really make my period any shorter or lighter the way the pill did, though.

all in all, i love it. you've just got to figure out the best way to bend and insert so that it'll stay in there. The way they tell you to insert in on the instructions didn't work for me... it would start to work its way out. I had to coil it over double and use a tampon to push it right up against my cervix... but once i got the hang of that it was all gravy.

just check to make sure it's still there at the end of the day.

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Thanks...Thats the only thing im worried about is having it fall out
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yeah, i understand. You'll be more confident that it'll stay put after you've used it for a month or so. [Smile]

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Ok another really quick question! Did you gain alot of weight when u started the NuvaRing?
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no. the pill made me gain some weight but the ring didn't.

But I'm fat anyways, so take that with a grain of salt. I'm less likely to notice putting on 5 pounds than someone half my size.

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I'm fat too...I wouldnt notice either...I guess I never noticed when I lost 10 lbs. but other ppl did i guess [Cool]
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