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Can Taking Provera While Being Pregnant Harm The Baby
Got my Depo-Provera shot end of february and am now 3 months pregnant. How much harm can it do for my baby since its still in my system?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Yes it can?:
Depo shot should not be given while one is pregnant. It has pregnancy category x.It can cause harm to the unborn child.If you are on Depo-Provera while pregnant contact your ob/gyn doctor.
Its use in first trimester increases the risk of abnormal genital development of the fetus, other studies have failed to show this risk. It can cause small babies
the risk of birth defects seems to be over estimated, see ob. ...Read more
I have been off the Depo-Provera shot for over a year. Was trying to get pregnant. Tired of trying, and no results will it harm my body to go back on shot?
I previously had 2 babies in 2010 & 2012 went on the Depo-Provera shot from Feb to Aug 2014. 3 shots injected. It's been 5 months no period or pregnancy. Why?
I just found out I'm pregnant but I also just got a Depo-Provera shot. Will this cause me to lose the baby?
No: It will not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got the Depo-Provera shot while I was pregnant and didn't know will my baby be okay? Will he or she have any defects?
Most likely OK: As far as we know, babies born following inadvertent use of the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection don't have a higher incidence of birth defects then the average population. There have been a few case reports of problems but so far these seem to be the exception rather than the rule. Most likely your baby will be completely normal. ...Read more
My hubby wants a baby, I want to know or some tips on how to get pregnant since its a month after my first Depo-Provera shot expired. Please and thank you?
Pregnancy: Depo shots last for 3 or 4 months so you will likely not get pregnant for a few months. However, when your shot wears off you should be able to get pregnant. For the average couple it will take about 6 months to get pregnant, and most experts wait a year before they consider it a problem when no pregnancy has occurred. ...Read more
I got the Depo-Provera shot 5 months ago for the first time in years. Now me and my husband want another child. How long will it take for me to get pregnant?
Depo & Pregnancy: While each injection of depo-provera is meant to last 3 months as a form of birth control, it can affect a woman's ability to conceive for up to 9 months. Because this medication is stored in our tissues and released over long periods of time, the longer a woman has had depo-provera injections for birth control, the longer it can affect her ability to conceive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get pregnant a month after my first Depo-Provera shot expires? My hubby and I want to have a baby soon
Pregnant: Yes, you could get pregnant after your Depo shot expires ina month ...Read more
Just had a baby oct29th, got on Depo-Provera dec13th, feb 14th I tested positive for being pregnant, will the baby be healthy even though im on depo?
Low risk: It is unlikely that this would cause any problems. ...Read more
I'm trying to become pregnant but I was on birth controlled Depo-Provera shot 1 year in a half ago after my first child what are my chances?
I just had a baby, on Depo-Provera same pregnancy symptoms that I had with my last baby, negative test results, is it possible the test is wrong?
Had baby nov24 took planb ndepo jan25 bled feb22-mar1 got 2n Depo-Provera apr15 bled may16 nstill am can I get pregnant unprotectd sex while on deponbleeding?
Okay still spotting again I spotted last week yesterday and now today I'm on the Depo-Provera shot I got pregnant with my last child while on the Depo-Provera shot my next Depo-Provera is on 1-4-2015 but I might not get it cause I want one more?
I was on Depo-Provera I haven't gotten a shot since november I have been trying to get pregnant what should I do I have had a baby before, and an abortion. I was on Depo-Provera a total of months. Since november I have been trying to get pregnant I had
Depo: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) only lasts 3 months, so the contraceptive effect is gone. If your periods are not regular yet, your body may need more time to adjust or something else is going on. You may still be ovulating and able to get pregnant before you start having regular periods. Check a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more
Can you get pregnant on your six week postpartuam and while the Depo-Provera shot? I had my baby 12/14/12. Had unprotected sex 1/22/13?
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