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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have been on the 2 month family planning injection for 4 years now... my fiance and i have now decided that we want to try and have a baby. how long will it take for me to fall pregnant or what could i take?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Average 9-10 months: It takes an average of 9 to 10 months, and for a small minority of women up to 18 months, to regain fertility and begin ovulating after stopping Depo Provera. You should stop receiving your Depo injections about one year before you want to become pregnant.

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