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Can you get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Can you get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Possibly: The depo-provera injection lasts for 14 weeks. It is administered every 12 weeks, to make sure that you do not have an ovulation after it wears off. However, if you are late for getting your shot, you could theoretically become pregnant. ...Read more

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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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Can I get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Can I get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

DepoProvera: You can...Nothing is perfect except abstinence or a hysterectomy. But, depo is very reliable, so the chances are low, around 1-2% if you get the shot every 3-4 months. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Can i get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Yes - Missed dose: Depo shot (medroxyprogesterone ) must be given once every 3 months to prevent pregnancy. Longer than 13 weeks between doses may result in pregnancy. Use another method of birth control if you miss a dose/ get a pregnancy test before your next dose. Bone loss can occur so talk to your doctor about calcium replacement. This does not protect you from HIV (aids) or other sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Can i get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Yes: The failure rate is 1%. Unfortunately, every form of birth control has a failure rate (even vasectomy!). ...Read more

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Can you still get the Depo-Provera shot while on your period?

Usually: Although it is recommended to get the depo shot within a few days of staring a period (at least for the initial one) or within 12 weeks of a previous injection, it should be fine as long as your doctor has totally ruled out the possibility of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you be Pregnant on the depot shot?

Can you be Pregnant  on the depot shot?

Yes: It is possible to get pregnant on depo, but it is unlikely. As I tell my teens, as long as u r having sex there is a small chance ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant on Depo-Provera shot?

Can i get pregnant on Depo-Provera shot?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): The reason one goes on birth control lis so that the hours and days of needless worry over unwanted pregnancy is lessened. Depo is nearly 100% effective. The only common problems are expecting it to be effective from the first day... Females are suggested to not count on it the first few weeks but once they are well into the first month on depo then it works to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on implanon?

Can you get pregnant on implanon?

Probably not BUT: It is easy to do a urine preg test and if u are still worried the doc who put the impanon in can do a blood preg test. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can you get pregnant while on provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Yes but unlikely: It is difficult to become pregnant on provera (medroxyprogesterone). The medicine affects the lining of the uterus in such a way that even if you ovulate a pregnancy is unlikely to implant and grow in the uterus. However, it is still possible to become pregnant just very unlikely. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you had unprotected sex on the last day of your depo shot?

Can you get pregnant if you had unprotected sex on the last day of your depo shot?

You're on Depo: If you had sex during the three month time period then the Depo would still be working regardless of whether it was in the beginning or end of the course ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on depo shot within the first 3 months your on it?

Can you get pregnant while on depo shot within the first 3 months your on it?

Not unless you were: Not unless you were already pregnant before you go the shot. Depo is a vert effective form of birth contorl ...Read more

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Depo Provera (Definition)

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