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Can my girlfriend get pregnant if shes on depo?
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David Escobar
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In brief: Possible
Depo-provera is usually a pretty reliable method of birth control; however, no birth control option is 100% effective (except abstinence), so there is a possibility your girlfriend can get pregnant on any birth control method.
Depo-provera shots have to be given every 3 months; if your girlfriend is late in getting her next shot, the effectiveness of the depo is decreased.

In brief: Possible
Depo-provera is usually a pretty reliable method of birth control; however, no birth control option is 100% effective (except abstinence), so there is a possibility your girlfriend can get pregnant on any birth control method.
Depo-provera shots have to be given every 3 months; if your girlfriend is late in getting her next shot, the effectiveness of the depo is decreased.
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