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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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'm trying to get pregnant and i'm about to start provera (medroxyprogesterone). I understand provera (medroxyprogesterone) doesn't help with ovulation. What can I take to help me ovulate?

I'm trying to get pregnant and i'm about to start provera (medroxyprogesterone). I understand provera (medroxyprogesterone) doesn't help with ovulation. What can I take to help me ovulate?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a Progesterone like compound which should produce a period. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) takes care of the lining of the uterus so that it doesn't get overly thick. There are ovulation induction agents which can then be given for ovulation. Speak with your doctor. ...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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When are you most likely to get pregnant after a 10day cycle of provera (medroxyprogesterone).

Are you ovulating?: If you had to take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to bring on a period, you may not be ovulating. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does not get you to ovulate. You need to discuss this with your MD. ...Read more

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Im tryna see how can I get pregnant after Depo-Provera what can I take ?

Im tryna see how can I get pregnant after Depo-Provera what can I take 
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Take time: Some patients after depo shot take some time for period to come back. Once your period come I do not think that it would interfere with you trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you took your last Depo-Provera shot which november 26 2013?

Can you get pregnant if you took your last Depo-Provera shot which november 26 2013?

Yes: Your depo shot is effective for 12 weeks only. If you have a lapse, there is a chance that you could get pregnant. You should always use an alternate form of birth control if there is a lapse in your regimen. ...Read more

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I'm having pregnant symptoms but i'm on the Depo-Provera shot. Can i still be pregnant?

Yes: No form of contraception is 100% effective! all forms have a failure rate. If you are using the depo correctly the risk is minimal but if you are having symptoms of pregnancy then you should take a test. ...Read more

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Im due for my next Depo-Provera shot next month, how fast can I get pregnant if i don't get it?

Im due for my next Depo-Provera shot next month, how fast can I get pregnant if i don't get it?

Pregnant any time: Besides abstinence, no other birth control method is 100%. The chance is small, but you can get pregnant while on the pills, iud, depo injections etc. In general, the longer you have been on the injection, the longer time it takes to normalize your system and increase chances of pregnancy. So, if are now trying to get pregnant, have fun and good luck. It may happen tonight! :-)). ...Read more

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Is it possible that I am pregnant now since I took my last Depo-Provera shot on November 26 of 2013?

Is it possible that I am pregnant now since I took my last Depo-Provera shot on  November 26 of 2013?

Its possible: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is designed to keep you from getting pregnant for 12 weeks. You are still safe up to 14 weeks. After that it is possible to get pregnant. An easy way to know is to take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm on lucrin shot and provera (medroxyprogesterone) tablets current. What are the possibilities of me getting pregnant?

I'm on lucrin shot and provera (medroxyprogesterone) tablets current. What are the possibilities of me getting pregnant?

Essentially zero: The Lucrin injection basically shuts off ovarian function within a few days. Since you will not ovulate on this medication, you cannot become pregnant. After the medication course is completed, and your cycles return to normal, your chances of becoming pregnant are as good as before the medication. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm pregnant even though i'm on the Depo-Provera shot? I have a feeling that I am due to me having the symptoms.

Being on Hormones: It is nearly impossible to get pregnant on depo. But, depo is a hormone and your body will react to it in unique ways. Getting use to that feeling is a normal part of being on birth control hormones. ...Read more

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I'm 19, been off Depo-Provera for almost 13 months & still unsuccessful in becoming pregnant. What can I do to succeed in becoming pregnant?

I'm 19, been off Depo-Provera for almost 13 months & still unsuccessful in becoming pregnant. What can I do to succeed in becoming pregnant?

See your MD: It is not uncommon to have irregular menses or fertility problems after using depoprovera. If you have have been trying for > 1 year go in for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you get pregnant after you had Depo-Provera shot. I tonly it took it three times in 08 n i got off it.Every since then i tried to get pregnant.

Usually, : Usually, most women begin ovulation again in 12-14 weeks after their last depo shot. If you have been off it longer and cannot become pregnant, then you may need a medical evaluation. Sometimes hormonal issues, including thyroid, can affect periods. Also weight, too high or too low, can affect ovulation. If you continue to not be able to get pregnant please be seen for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Iv'e been on the Depo-Provera only once which was on 0ct 27 , 2011 and never took it again and now were on nov 29 , 2012 and i haven't gotten pregnant. ?

Very long acting: Depo is a long acting contraceptive. Most doctors do not even start investigating infertility until at least 18 months after depo. You have a way to go still. Your fertility will return to th same level it was before depo. It just takes a very long time. ...Read more

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My wife took the Depo-Provera shot once, its been almost a year and she has not been able.too get pregnant? Does it take that long too wear off from 1 dose

My wife took the Depo-Provera shot once, its been almost a year and she has not been able.too get pregnant?  Does it take that long too wear off from 1 dose

Not the shot: It's not the Depo that is preventing pregnancy a year later. It's effects last only about 3 months. It's time to consider work up as to why she has not become pregnant if you are actively trying, but it isn't the shot. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant I got a Depo-Provera shot in June I have only had one shot my next is due in September but I'm not Gonna Get it what are my chances?

Not likely: You are not going to get pregnant before September because your probability of ovulating is extremely low having had a shot in June. Past that, it depends on how quickly your cycle regulates, which you will know by when your periods become regular again. If you've only had 1 Depo shot, that should happen fairly quickly. ...Read more

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I'm on the Depo-Provera shot and i'd like to get pregnant as soon as possible. I got the shot on may 20th. How soon can I get pregnant even though i'm on depo?

Hard to tell: The depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot is the one birth control method that has been show to prolong a woman's ability to get pregnant, but, having said that, every woman is different and you may be able to get pregnant right away. I always tell women who come off of depot that they should plan on possible pregnancy right away, but that it could take up to 6 months. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What can I do or take to get pregnant asap if i been on Depo-Provera for 9yrs but haven't had a shot since 4yrs i'm 25yrs old and 200 pounds and never been prego?

What can I do or take to get pregnant asap if i been on Depo-Provera for 9yrs but haven't had a shot since 4yrs i'm 25yrs old and 200 pounds and never been prego?

Please clarify: Have you or are you experiencing monthly periods? Are you ovulating? Beyond those two questions the only other advise i can give us that you need an examination and testing in person. ...Read more

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If I took my Depo-Provera shot in september and was due december 10th am I pregnant?

If I took my Depo-Provera shot in september and was due december 10th am I pregnant?

Unsure: Depo lasts about 3 months. But after a single dose, its effects are still unpredictable. So your periods especially can be frequent or not come at all within about 1 year of taking depo. So if you ever have a question better to take a pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read more

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Is there a way chances of pregnancy while on the Depo-Provera shot?

Is there a way chances of pregnancy while on the Depo-Provera shot?

Nothing impossible: But it's rare to get pregnant once your on depo-provera. Nothing is 100% effective but this works really well taken every 11-14 weeks without fail. Good luck. ...Read more

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Provera (Definition)

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