My boyfriend and Ido not normally use condoms and don't use the 'withdrawl' method either. Does anybody have personal experience with the nuvaring being good or bad in these situations?
8 Mar 2012
Nuvaring is effective for preventing pregnancy with proper use. No birth control method is 100% effective other than abstinence. With Nuvaring, one or two women in 100 get pregnant with one years use. That is pretty good effectiveness-98-99%. Adding condoms can increase the effectiveness some but condoms are recommended in unmarried women mainly because Nuvaring does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms do. Withdrawal method is totally unreliable for preventing pregnancy as men secrete sperm all throughout the sex act not just upon ejaculation. If you are in a monogomous relationship, then using just Nuvaring to protect against pregnancy is nearly as effective as birth control pills if you are using it correctly without fail. Birth control pills may be slightly more effective with the combination pills than Nuvaring but not by much. Again, the only truly effective way of preventing pregnancy is abstinence. Nuvaring is considered effective birth control when used correctly.
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