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Hope this helps, its from Yahoo's health page..

"It provides protection from pregnancy within 2 weeks of the initial injection. Blood levels of DMPA remain high for about 4 weeks, then stabilize at a lower level.

You will probably be given a pregnancy test before your first injection because one study showed that DMPA users who were either pregnant at the time of their first shot or who got pregnant while using the drug were more likely to have low birth weight babies.

It's important that you get your shots regularly. However, if you are going on an extended vacation and need one before 3 months are up, it will do no harm. You also have a grace period of about 4 weeks after the next shot is due. It is inadvisable to push the limit though, because some women have gotten pregnant by extending their three-month intervals"

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Q: If you have been on Depo for more than a year is it still possible to get pregnant?
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Is it possible to get pregnant on the depo shot cause I been spotting in nipple been sore I got pregnant with my last child on depo?

If you got pregnant on your last depo shot then it should be obvious you can get pregnant taking it.

Have anyone been pregnant on depo?


Is it possible to get pregnant if you have been on Depo-Provera for one and a half years and have not had a period for over 6 months?

Highly unlikely that you are pregnant as the depo shot is one of the best methods of birth control. If you have not had a period, you should ask your doctor but I do know that it is common with depo users.

Can you still get pregnant after tubes been clipped or cut?

Although it is unlikely, if you still have ovaries and a womb it is still possible to become pregnant.

Who has been pregnant on the depo shot before?

i have got pregnant while being on the depo shot it the reason why is that my body did not take the drug how it was suppose to and i found out that when i got the shot to the time i found out i was pregnant as if i was never on it

You been on depo shots every sense last year June and you haven't seen your period yet and you cant get pregnant?

Some women stop menstruating on depo and they do not get pregnant.

I just recently got off the depo shot this month and I've been spotting and cramping and i had unprotected sex could i be pregnant?

It would be unlikely to get pregnant this soon off depo.

Have been off depo shot for 2 months unprotected sex just now starting birth control pills but haven't had a period for few years can i still become pregnant?

Yes, it's possible to get pregnant between the time you're late for your Depo Provera injection and the time when you've had seven birth control pills in a row, even if you don't yet have a period.

What could happen I'v been on the depo shot for almost 2 years is it danderous to get pregnant?

There are no special concerns with gettting pregnant while on Depo Provera or immediately after stopping depo Provera. It does not increase the risk of birth defects or other problems.

Can you get pregnant if you been on shot for two years but missed depo aptment for a mouth but ate had a period?

Yes you can because the hormones in your body when pregnant start changing, and it is possible to have what appears to be a period at early stages of pregnancy

If you take depo and must get a shot every 3 months why continue the injection if it takes up to 10 months to get pregnant?

Because you COULD get pregnant after 3 months and 1 day. I got pregnant 2 weeks after stopping the depo and switching to the pill. Everyone is different. I know of women who have been off the shot for years and still havent gotten pregnant.

If your home pregnancy tests are negative is it still possible to have been pregnant and miscarry?


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