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How Soon After The Depo Provera Shot Can You Get Pregnant
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
Short answer is yes.: If you had the injection in the first five days of your menstrual cycle, it should start working 24 hours post-injection. If you had the injection after the first five days of your cycle, it takes 14 days to work. No form of contraception is 100% effective, so pregnancy is always possible with sexual intercourse, but Depo is typically very effective. Only condoms prevent STI's! ...Read more
I'm afraid I might be pregnant. Can you get pregnant when you have sex durring your period and the day after? I have been having unpretected sex since august when I stoppped my Depo-Provera shot. Can you get pregnant if I had sex durring and after my perio
If: If a woman is having regular cycles the chance of becoming pregnant at the onset of her period is less than 1%. However, women often have vaginal bleeding not representing menstruation, that may be mistaken for a period and conception can occur at these times. This type of bleeding can arise from the cervix, complications of pregnancy and other uterine sources besides menstruation. Irregular or unpredictable bleeding after a course of depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is not uncommon and ovulation can occur before or after menstruation resumes. So you could indeed be pregnant. Best course would be to check a pregnancy test and find out. ...Read more
Depo and pregnancy: The package insert for depo mentions that it will work for 3 months - (12 weeks) but the insert mentions 13 weeks. Other literature mentions effectiveness over 12-14 weeks. Now from a practical point - its best to keep on a schedule - every 12 weeks. However if you are a day late you are likely still protected. Hope that helps ...Read more
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
I was on the depo shot for only 3 months, and just came off it a week ago. How soon can I get pregnant?
Right away: Read up on basal body temperature curves and you will increase the probability that you will succeed soon. ...Read more
How likely is it to get pregnant if your boyfriend finished in you three times in one night but you're on the Depo shot?
Pregnant: You are not likely to become pregnant if you are on the Depo-Provera shot ...Read more
Yes I had one Depo shot then stopped and been trying to get pregnant since being off first shot what it mean I ain't pregnant yet?
I'm on the depo shot and I was supposed to get it 8/18 had sex on 8/20, I didn't get my shot. Could I be pregnant?
I haven't a Depo shot since September I was suppose to go back in December but didn't go. I haven't a period since and I'm trying to get pregnant?
Pregnancy test: Ovulation must occur in order for a pregnancy to occur. Unfortunately, after stopping Depo Provera it can take several months to even over one year for a woman's body to resume regular ovulation, and therefore regular periods. If you have any other symptoms or are concerned you may be pregnant at this time, take a home urine pregnancy test. ...Read more
Might take a while.: "After stopping Depo-Provera, it can take an average of four to ten months to get pregnant. It will take up to two years from the date of your last Depo-Provera shot for your chances of getting pregnant to get back to that of a woman who has never had the shot. " REF: http://www. Conceiveeasy. Com/get-pregnant/getting-pregnant-after-depo-provera/ ...Read more
Yes.: Although depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) is intended to provide birth control for 13 weeks per injection it may decrease your chance of pregnancy for much longer. When your body returns to a normal menstrual cycle then your chance of pregnancy is probably back to normal. This can sometimes take 6-12 months. Hope this helps. ...Read more
If I got my depo shot July 9th, 2015 what's the latest day I can go get my next injection without getting pregnant? October 9th?
Depo timing: Depot provera (medroxyprogesterone) is indicated for 90 days - so you would be due prior to 10/9/2015. However since you are at the end of the dose - I would not push the timing much beyond that day as the levels are already on the low side. If you delay you run the risk of getting pregnant ...Read more
This is my first time getting the depo shot after a few weeks of getting it I started bleeding does it mean I am able to get pregnant?
No Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Can make you have irregular bleeding in the first few months of the injection. You may need another method of contraception (e.g. condoms) until your period completely goes away and stays away for 2-3 months in a row. Then you are protected from pregnancy. ...Read more
Hi I've had 2 boys and I only had 2 injections of depo shot, I'm just coming off it now end february. I really wanna get pregnant again soon ideas?
Try: The Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot is the one birth control method that can prolong INFERTILITY past the time the effective date ends. It's completely possible to ovulate and get pregnant right away now, but it's also possible that it might take a few months. If you're ready to get pregnant, then okay to have unprotected intercourse starting now. ...Read more
I was supposed to get my depo shot on September 1. It is now the 27 and I am feeling awfully weird and nauseous. What could it be? Can I be pregnant?
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-Provera then it works to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more
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
Well: Depo-provera starts working right away if you give it immediately if given within days 1 to 5 of your cycle. Who states: “she can also have the first injection at any other time, if it is reasonably certain that she is not pregnant. If it has been more than 7 days since menstrual bleeding started, she will need to abstain from sex or use additional contraceptive protection for 7 days.”. ...Read more
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