31/03/2021

Withdrawal

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I used this (risky) method for around 18 months with my boyfriend. I’ve had some really negative experiences with pills (terrible nausea) and coils (twice i’ve tried to get them put in but they weren’t able to!). It was for me the best option, as I knew my boyfriend was good at knowing when he was going to cum and we both knew where the other had been, so from an STI perspective it was fine. This went really well until last month when I got pregnant… which was horrible and suddenly made all the positives I’d once loved about the pull out method not worth it at all. I am now on Desogestral and so far its going well. I cannot stress enough, that even if you know when to pull out, in the moment you don’t always want to and it can end up being really stressful. Please be careful.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
No change
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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