This morning, I have finally decided to consult my Ob-Gyne for the appropriate birth control method to use. I was accompanied by my colleague who’s also consulting for the same reason. Since we are a nursing Mom, our Doctor gave us two options, pills and the injectable depo. Both of us opt for depo however, we need to have our regular menstruation first before we could have ourselves injected with depo. I am quite curious about this contraceptive so I googled it and here’s the result:
Depotrust is a progestin-only injectable contraceptive that gives 3 months of contraceptive protection. It contains medroxyprogesterone acetate, a derivative of progesterone, as the active ingredient. It contains a progestin that is similar to the natural hormone that a woman’s body produces. This hormone is released slowly into the bloodstream. Depotrust stops ovulation, thins the lining of the uterus and thickens the cervical mucus. In combination, these actions prevent pregnancy. Depotrust only works for about 3 months. The shot must be repeated every 3 months to prevent pregnancy. After stopping from using Depotrust, normal ovarian functions return after a short time. Depotrust can be safely used by breastfeeding mothers. (http://www.mims.com)
I do not know how my body would react on this but I will give it a try. Anyway, I still have the other option just in case I am not hiyang to it. How about you, have you tried this? Can you share how you felt about it?