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How long after the Depo-Provera shot until you can get pregnant again?

How long after the Depo-Provera shot until you can get pregnant again?

9-18 months: Most people have resumption of fertility within 9 months after the last injection, some people can take up to 18months. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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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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Why does it take so long after the Depo-Provera shot to get pregnant what does it do to your body?

Prevents ovulation: Depoprovera works as birth control by preventing ovulation (releasing an egg from your ovary). Every women is different as to when she starts ovulating again after stopping depoprovera. Good luck. ...Read more

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Been on Depo-Provera shot 14months i want to come off it how long can it take for me to get caught pregnant?

Varies 3-31 months: Return to fertilty/ovulation may be delayed with use of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). The average time is ~10 months. A us study done on women on 150mg injection reported that 68% of women who do become pregnant may conceive within 12 months, 83% may conceive within 15 months/ 93% may conceive within 18 months from the last injection. So please be patient. Good luck and take care. ...Read more

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I've only had 4 Depo-Provera prover shots my next shot is due this month how long will it take me to get pregnant?

I've only had 4 Depo-Provera prover shots my next shot is due this month how long will it take me to get pregnant?

Depo-provera : Depo-provera can delay the return of full fertility so it is not usually recommended in patients who want to conceive in the next 12 months. However, once you stop taking the shots you may conceive at any point so take that into consideration. Some women take 12-18 months to resume normal cycles. If you fail to begin cycling in 3-6 months then i would see a fertility doc. ...Read more

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If i got the Depo-Provera shot 5 times, and then get off after the 5th one. How long will it take for me to get pregnant?

If i got the Depo-Provera shot 5 times, and then get off after the 5th one. How long will it take for me to get pregnant?

Unknown: The Depo-Provera shot is very unpredictable. Pregnancy may result immediately or take a year and a half. If you are planning on having a child in the near future Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is not the best choice. ...Read more

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How long after stopping Depo-Provera does it take to get pregnant? I only had two shots and stopped a little over 6 months ago

How long after stopping Depo-Provera does it take to get pregnant? I only had two shots and stopped a little over 6 months ago

Immediately: We were always taught that it can take up to a year after depo to become pregnant. What we know now is you are most fertile after the depo is stopped. So that first month after the first skipped dose, you are the most fertile. This is because the ovaries are no longer being supressed. ...Read more

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If you have been on Depo-Provera for four to five years and haven't had your shot for 10months how long will take to get pregnant?

If you have been on Depo-Provera for four to five years and haven't had your shot for 10months how long will take to get pregnant?

Up to ~18 months: An average ~10 months delay return to ovulation after the last depo shot. Some sources report that ~90% users can conceive in 18 months post last dose. Give it some time since you are only 18 years old. If you were over 35 yrs seeing your gynecologist sooner for evaluation would be pressing as increase in age may affect fertility. Discuss calcium/ prenatal vitamins supplement with your doctor. ...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