Preparation: Luv

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Expecting Our First Baby, Need ALL Sorts of Help!

My husband and I are expecting our first baby at the end of January. I just feel at lost for what to expect about anything and everything. We are so exciting about our baby, especially after trying for a while to get pregnant. I know there are so many moms out there with great pieces of advice, especially based off their own experience. Any advice or tips or suggestions for a first time mom to be would be greatly appreciated. Advice on how to prepare, what to expect, supplies or things I will for sure need vs things that are truly a...

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Birth Control Options: NuvaRing, Birth Control Pills, and Mirena

I was wondering if anyone has any input about birth control options, particularly comparing birth control pills, the NuvaRing, and the Mirena IUD. I was recently told by my physician that I cannot use the copper IUD because they have now inserted it twice and I have expelled it, each time during my period. It is there belief that because the IUD causes cramping, each time during my period, the cramping made discarded the IUD. They were thinking that maybe the Mirena would work because the cramping is supposedly less. However, I was very...