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21 never been pregnant, been on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) since 2011 trying to conceive what can I do?

Patience. It is normal to have a delayed return of fertility after stopping Depo. Be patient and keep enjoying your relationship. If you are having regular periods again the rest should follow. If it doesn't after a year of regular periods that's when you should begin a work up. Hope this helps. Good luck. Read more...

I missed the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. I have been on it for two and a half years. How long is the Depo-Provera good for before getting pregnant.?

13 weeks since LAST. Many women take their next dose in around 11 weeks to stay protected. If due to any circumstance you do miss a shot or delay till the 13th week, it is advisable to use secondary birth control methods, like a condom or a diaphragm, until you get your next shot. During this time, it is also important for you to check for pregnancy, as receiving Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) while pregnant is not advisable. Read more...
3 months. The manufacturer says 3 months. Many women 'may' have protection beyond that, and many women do not resume cycling for several months after getting off dmpa, even up to 2 years! but if you don't want to be pregnant, you better assume it is 'good for' 3 months. Read more...

If you get every Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot on time what are the chances of falling pregnant? Even if you have been on it for four years

Infertility. Whether or not you become pregnant has so many variables that focusing on Progesterone levels alone is not appropriate. You should definitely be seen by an infertility expert, evaluated and recommendations followed. Best wishes for success. Read more...

Is it possible to be pregnant after being on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot as long as I have? Which is 4 years. And still on it..

Taking on time? Are you taking it on time? If you havne't missed any shots it's very unlikely that you're pregnant. However, once you stop using the depo shot you can get pregnant. Somtimes it takes a while for fertility to return (up to 6 months), but don't think that means you're protected against unintended pregnancy. Read more...
Yes. Depoprovera is 99% effective in preventing pregnancy, assuming you receive it every 12 weeks. If you have been late, the percentage of pregnancy is higher. Read more...

I have been trying to get pregnant for a while. My spouse and I have never used protection for 4 years. I was on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot 3 years ago. What are we doing wrong and the best way to get pregnant? Please help us

Infertility. Infertility has many causes. You should discuss this with your primary care or ob/gyn doctor. You and your spouse may need additional testing to establish possible causes. Read more...
Time to seek help. When you have gone 2 years without success it is time to talk with your OB about a fertility workup. Both you & your partner need to be evaluated. The OB may do some studies or refer you to a fertility clinic that can assess you both. If there are problems they can help you treat them or look into your options. Read more...
Timed intercourse. Having sex every other day starting about 4-5 days before ovulation is a good start. Most women ovulate on day 14 of a 28 day cycle with day 1 being the first day of your period. If you have been having unprotected sex for 4 years and still haven't gotten pregnant; you may want to see your doctor to check if you are ovulating. Your partner may also consider a semen analysis. Read more...

How long after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will periods be normal? Last shot 8/01/13. Last period was 10/28/13. Almost two months. No possibility of pregnancy.

Variable. There are many different things that contribute to how long after stopping depoprovera it takes for the ovaries to start working again and menses to resume. This includes how long a person has been taking the depoprovera, body size (fat stores the hormone), and baseline ovarian function. 2-3 months is pretty normal. Read more...