Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

nuva ring counseling

1) wash hands with soap and warm water, dry thoroughly be clean
2)remove the ring from the foil package take it out
3)hold the ring between your thumb and index finger hold it
4)lay down, squat, or stand with one leg up and push the sides of the ring together position yourself and fold it
5)gently push the folded ring into the vagina put it in
6)If you feel discomfort continue to push the ring into the vagina push until comfortable
7) there is no exact position for the ring to be effective however you put it in is fine
8)Keep inserted for 3 weeks. Check occasionally to make sure the ring is high in the vagina 3 weeks in, high in tract
9) wash hands and remove the ring 3 weeks after insertion on the same day that you inserted it take out after 3 weeks on the same day of the week
10)Hook your index finger under the forward rim or hold the rim between your index and middle finger
11) gently pull out the ring and dispose in the waste. Do not throw into the toilet. Wash hands. You should get your period 2-3 days later
12) reinsert a new ring 1 week after the last one was removed. If you have your period you should still insert the ring
13)you should use a backup for the first 7 days
14) common side effects: vaginal infections, irritation, vaginal secretion, weight gain, headaches, nausea
15) call your provider if you experience any of the following: abdominal pain, chest pain/SOB, headaches, eye changes (blurred vision, flashing lights, blindness), severe leg pain
Does not protect against HIV and other STDs
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 4 months
Created by: HugsAndKisses