Can you insert NuvaRing incorrectly?

Can you insert NuvaRing incorrectly?

Can a nuvaring be inserted incorrectly? Nope. One cool thing about using the ring is that it’s pretty easy to insert. As long as the ring is inside your vagina, you can rest assured that it’s working.

How do I know if my NuvaRing is in correctly?

Don’t worry about the exact placement of the ring in your vagina — if you can’t feel it when you’re walking around, it’s in correctly. If the ring feels uncomfortable, try pushing it in deeper or moving it around in your vagina with your finger. The ring can’t get lost in your vagina or be in too deep.

When do you insert NuvaRing?

First Day Start: Insert NuvaRing on the first day of your menstrual period. You will not need to use another birth control method since you are using NuvaRing on the first day of your menstrual period. Day 2 to Day 5 Cycle Start: You may choose to start NuvaRing on days 2 to 5 of your menstrual period.

How hard is it to insert NuvaRing?

Many women wonder if it’s tricky to insert NuvaRing, but it’s easy to insert and remove. You put the ring in and take it out yourself, like a tampon. And once inserted, it doesn’t have to be in any specific position to work. Most women don’t even feel NuvaRing once the ring is in place.

What to do if NuvaRing is out for more than 3 hours?

If the expelled ring has been out of your vagina for less than 3 hours, rinse the expelled NuvaRing in cool to lukewarm (not hot) water and insert it again right away. If the expelled NuvaRing has been out of your vagina for more than 3 continuous hours: During Weeks 1 and 2, you may not be protected from pregnancy.

How do you use the NuvaRing applicator?

Using a new tampon (one that comes with an applicator), pull out the cotton tampon and discard. Gently fold the ring so it is held in place by the top half of the tampon applicator. Slide the ring inside the vagina and remove the applicator.

How long after taking NuvaRing out should period start?

Your menstrual period will usually start 2 or 3 days after the ring is removed and may not have finished before the next ring is inserted. To continue to have pregnancy protection, you must insert a new ring 1 week (7 days) after the last one was removed even if your period has not stopped.

Does NuvaRing work right away?

You can start using NuvaRing at any time during your cycle. If you start using it during the first 5 days of your period, it will work right away and you won’t need backup birth control. But if you start on any other day of your cycle, it takes 7 days to be protected from pregnancy.

Can you lose weight on NuvaRing?

Nope! Birth control rings like NuvaRing and Annovera don’t change your weight. There’s lots of research on the hormones in the birth control ring, and studies show these hormones don’t cause weight gain or weight loss.

When to start NuvaRing for the first time?

First Day Start: Insert NuvaRing on the first day of your period. Day 2 to Day 5 Cycle Start: You may also start on Day 2 to 5 of your period, but in this case make sure you use an extra method of birth control, such as male condoms with spermicide, for the first 7 days of NuvaRing use in the first cycle.

What’s the best way to insert a NuvaRing ring?

Insert the folded NuvaRing into your vagina and gently push it further up into your vagina using your index finger. (See figure to the left.) Alternatively, the applicator for NuvaRing (available separately) may be used to help you insert the ring.

When do you remove NuvaRing from your vagina?

In a given 4-week cycle, NuvaRing must be inserted into your vagina, removed after 3 weeks (21 days), and a new ring inserted 1 week (7 days) later. Regularly check that NuvaRing is in your vagina (for example, before and after intercourse) to ensure that you are protected from pregnancy.

How to insert NuvaRing in a foil pouch?

Inserting NuvaRing 1 Each NuvaRing comes in a re-sealable foil pouch. 2 Wash and dry your hands before removing NuvaRing from the foil pouch. 3 Open the foil pouch at either notch near the top. 4 Keep the foil pouch so you can place your used NuvaRing in it before you throw it away in your household trash. More