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Doctor insights on: Can You Become Pregnant On The Depo Provera Shot

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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I had my first and only depo shot in January. How long before it's out of my system or before I can become pregnant?

I had my first and only depo shot in January. How long before it's out of my system or before I can become pregnant?

Now: Probably out of your system by now, hopefully you are able to get pregnant soon if that is what you desire. Optimize your preconception health, start a prenatal vitamin with folic acid and DHA. Best Wishes ...Read more

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If I have had the Depo-Provera shot, could i still become pregnant?

If I have had the Depo-Provera shot, could i still become pregnant?

Why?: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is very very effective at preventing pregnancy. If you are going to be tested b/c of not getting periods, that is also a common side effect of the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) (it can cause irregular bleeding, but also - often causes menses to stop occurring). ...Read more

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I had my last Depo-Provera shot 6 months ago after only having one, how long does it take to become pregnant?

I had my last Depo-Provera shot 6 months ago after only having one, how long does it take to become pregnant?

6 months or more: Even though the FDA has approved Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for contraceptive benefit of 3 months, it slowly leaves the body. The return to normal baseline menses and ovulatory function may take up to 6-12 months after the last shot in some patients. The best natural predictor of ovulatory status (and therefore the ability to get pregnant) is resumption of normal regular menses. ...Read more

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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'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?

As good as before: Once you stop the depo you should be as fertile as you were without the depo shots. Sometimes there can be a delay in fertility returning, but that should not extend beyond 9 months or so. ...Read more

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How soon after taken Flagyl and having one Depo-Provera shot three months ago can you become pregnant?

How soon after taken Flagyl and having one Depo-Provera shot three months ago can you become pregnant?

Soon: How quickly a woman can get pregnant after depo-provera shot depends on how many shots she's had. The more shots, the longer it takes. Regarding flagyl, if you've completed taking the medications, pregnancy is safe. ...Read more

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I'm at my 14th week of the Depo-Provera shot and i had unprotected sex. How likely is it that i could become pregnant?

I'm at my 14th week of the Depo-Provera shot and i had unprotected sex. How likely is it that i could become pregnant?

Possible: The depoprovera shot lasts 12 weeks after that it is no longer reliable. Use Plan B emergency birth control if intercourse was within 72 hrs. Use condoms until your next depo shot. ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more