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Ok. So I was on the depo provera shot from age 14 to 19. After I came to college I stopped getting my shot. I have been off the shot since about March 2006. Its been about a year and a half. I have had regular periods since I was off the shot and no other adverse side effects from the shot. My boyfriend and I have sex atleast 4-5 a week with no protection and we have been doing this for about 6 months. Any ideas? Anyone else have this problem with the depo shot?
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replied November 4th, 2007
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after 3 yrs of being on it i think theres a chance it could take a while for you to get preg
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replied November 4th, 2007
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Usually it takes about a year to begin to ovulate again. I suggest to use a website like fertility friend and to start taking your temperature first thing in the morning and inputting the information to find out when you begin ovulating again. Good luck hun! I know it's frustrating, but it'll happen soon enough.
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replied November 4th, 2007
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It took me about a year and a half to get pregnant after my last depo shot. It really does take a while. So be patient.......also remember it takes a healthy couple about a year to conceive.

Good luck!! Sending you tons of baby dust!!!
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replied November 5th, 2007
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I was on the depo for a year. Got off and it'll be a year since I been off this month. I started the pills after I got off the shot. I got off the pills Apr of this year and been having unprotected sex with my fiance for 7 months now.
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