Trying to conceive issues:

16/female/usa:Here's my story:I've been trying to get pregnant ever since i got off the depo provera birth control shot back in december 2011.The depo shot was only suppose to last for 3 months before it wore off and i was suppose to go back and get another shot in march but i never did.My periods finally came back on june13th 2012 and i took an ovulation predictor test to see if i'm ovulating and it came out positive.Me and my boyfriend had sex on the right times but i'm still not pregnant because my period started again july12th 2012.Why am i not pregnant and what can i do to help conceive?
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replied July 17th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you are planning/trying for pregnancy, you will have to wait until the Depo shot taken wears off and your ovulation/fertility returns back to normal. It can take few months to upto a year’s time to get the effect of Depo shot out of your system and get your fertility/ovulation back. Drinking plenty of water every day, eating lots of fresh raw organic vegetables, drinking raw vegetable juice, sweating in a steam room or sauna, getting lots of exercise and fresh air might be of help. If you still wish to proceed with your pregnancy plans, monitor cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting along with follicular scan to predict your ovulation and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen. Have diet with foods rich in zinc content to ensure better maturation of egg and sperms. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further clarification and assistance.
Take care.



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replied July 20th, 2012
It took me just over a year after two shots of depo good luck!! Smile
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