Can being on the depo-provera shot for 6 years cause you problems later in conceiving a baby?

Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) a synthetic analogue of Progesterone works by suppressing the normal release of pituitary gonadotropins that results in the normal menstrual cycle. Once the suppressive effect is removed, in time, the normal ovulatory cycle should resume. With resumption of the cycle release of lh & FSH fertility should resume.

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I have stopped the Depo-Provera shot after being on it for a year. Is there anything I can do to up my chances of conceiving sooner then average time?

Fertility Treatment. You will need to wait, on average 6-9 months but potentially up to 18 months for the full effect to wear off. Only a fertility specialist can speed up fertility in this case. Read more...

Can I get pregnant after 3 years of Depo-Provera shot. I've been trying to concieve For 18 months now. 28 years old. Regular period. 29 day cycles.?

Theoretically yes. After the time of getting off the shot, you should be able to get pregnant. Your hormones are working as you are having periods. It may take time and you might want to see your gyn for a thorough exam.. This doctor can give you better answers and maybe help you get pregnant. Best wishes. Read more...

I previously had 2 babies in 2010 & 2012 went on the Depo-Provera shot from Feb to Aug 2014. 3 shots injected. It's been 5 months no period or pregnancy. Why?

Depo. it can take up to 1 year after the last shot for you to have a period. median time to conception is usually 10 months. Read more...
Lingers . depoprovera must be used every 3 months to prevent pregnancy effectively. Once you stop taking it it slowly begins to wear of. Some go back to normal immediately but others can take up to one year to ovulate and return to normal cycles. Read more...