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A 34-year-old female asked:

I only had one depo-provera shot and my periods stopped right away.will it be harder for me to become pregnant? what is the earliest i can concieve?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Depo: Depoprovera wears off differently in differently people. Some begin ovulating immediately after the three months. For others it can take up to one year.
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Last updated Apr 5, 2014

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