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If your on the Depo-Provera and you want to get pregnant next year when should you stop using the Depo-Provera and how fast an you get pregnant afterwards?

If your on the Depo-Provera and you want to get pregnant next year when should you stop using the Depo-Provera and how fast an you get pregnant afterwards?

Depo and pregnancy: In theory, you could become pregnant if you simply don't get your Depo shot on time. However, it is possible that it will take a lot of time for your regular ovulatory cycle to return. Some people take more than a year to restart regular menstrual periods, some start right away. Consider stopping Depo now and using some other form of birth control so you can have more control over timing. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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Stop taking Depo-Provera shot Oct 2013 I want to get pregnant but periods are so irregular last 3 were July 17th may 31st and April 14 how fast can I conceive?

Stop taking Depo-Provera shot Oct 2013 I want to get pregnant but periods are so irregular last 3 were July 17th may 31st and April 14 how fast can I conceive?

Fertility depends: Upon a number of things. One critical issue is age, and I did not see age listed. The majority of women will need about 3 months before cycles will become regular, and therefore the chance of ovulating during that time is lower. Some women in their twenties are able to conceive almost immediately and those in their 30s may take a little longer. Take prenatal vitamins, keep a log of your menses. ...Read more

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How long should it take a 20 yr old to get pregnant while having unprtotected sex weekly, and how long after stopping depo?

Unknown: Depot can have an 18 month delay in fertility for some women. In general , there is a 15 percent chance of getting pregnant each cycle. After one year, 85 out of 100 couples will have had a pos preg test. In the next 2 years, 10 more couples will get pregnant. So, 95 percent of couples will get pregnant in 3 years. I recommend that couples try for one year. If no pregnancy occurs, then get check. ...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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Havent gotten pregnant in over a year after stopping Depo-Provera i had a son two years ago. Is it me or my boyfriend. What helps you get pregnant. What to do?

Havent gotten pregnant in over a year after stopping Depo-Provera i had a son two years ago. Is it me or my boyfriend. What helps you get pregnant. What to do?

Consider doctor: Depending on what your age is, if you have been trying to conceive for more than a year, then you should probably look at consulting with a fertility specialist to see if there is a medical problem. If you are over 35 years of age, then you should be seeking expert advice after 6 months of non-pregnancy. ...Read more

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How often do women get pregnant within the first four months of stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

How often do women get pregnant within the first four months of stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

It depends: If you mean you last shot was 4 months ago, pregnancy is unlikely, but the drug label does not exclude the possibility. If you mean 4 months since you were due for a shot, or 7 months since the last one, the chances are higher. When stopping depoprovera, you should use barrier protection if you do not desire pregnancy. ...Read more