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Can depo-provera lead to birth defects?

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Dr. Andrew Villa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Most studies do not demonstrate any teratogenic effects (birth defects) from exposure to depo-provera during pregnancy.

In brief: No

Most studies do not demonstrate any teratogenic effects (birth defects) from exposure to depo-provera during pregnancy.
Dr. Andrew Villa
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If the fetus is exposed to depoprovera after about 14 weeks, it can cause problems with the development of a male fetus' genitalia.

In brief: Yes

If the fetus is exposed to depoprovera after about 14 weeks, it can cause problems with the development of a male fetus' genitalia.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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