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What type of birth control is the best?

My name is Shay and im pregnant with my second child. I never been on birth control because ive heard so many negative side effects but after finding out about my second pregnancy i need some type of birth control that is effective, has less side effects and would be the best choice.
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It all depends on the woman.  You can talk with your gynocologist to find out what she thinks will work best for you.

I hear a ton of horror stories about the Depo shot, and even one of my teachers commented you have to have just the right make-up for it.

I take the pill to great success and no side effects (when I had some start at random, I changed the time I took my pill and was fine), so if you can remember to take a pill daily at the same time daily (I set my cell phone alarm), the pill may be good for you.

A couple of my friends have the Mirena (an IUD) and love it.

Like I said, it just depends on you and your needs.  Talk to your gynocologist about what you're afraid of as far as side effects and she'll help you come to a conclusion that's right.
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