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AuriP

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So I believe that the tipping scale to my weight from 150 to 220 in less than a year was due to depo provera. I took the birth control in my teens and stopped it in a year. Haven't been able to lose down in the 10 years since I gained it plus 30 lbs of my own doing. Since my husband and I aren't trying to have anymore kids right now and I don't take pills well (forget) I only have a few choices. My question is if you gained on something similar to depo provera or the thing in your arm, have you regained using the same birth control. I really want to prevent pregnancy for at least a year. Thanks!

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So I believe that the tipping scale to my weight from 150 to 220 in less than a year was due to depo provera. I took the birth control in my teens and stopped it in a year. Haven't been able to lose down in the 10 years since I gained it plus 30 lbs of my own doing. Since my husband and I aren't trying to have anymore kids right now and I don't take pills well (forget) I only have a few choices. My question is if you gained on something similar to depo provera or the thing in your arm, have you regained using the same birth control. I really want to prevent pregnancy for at least a year. Thanks!

I did gain on depo Provera. I took it for a year between kids. Then it took me 15 months to get pregnant.

Our solution was getting a vasectomy but we were done. I'd say the only temporary form of BC that does not affect weight and doesn't require taking a pill on time is the good old condom.

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I love Nuva Ring. Works really well for me and only have to remember it once a month.

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My second pregnancy was on Nuva Ring. After my MGB I had to go on Paraguard Copper IUD after my Mini pill stopped working. Waiting for hubby to have Vasectomy so I can stop it all.

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