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I had three shots my last on was Feb 11,2011 and i'm trying to get pregnant,my doctor gave me prenatal vitamins to try to help getting pregnant,i've heard that it takes 6months for your body to go back to normal,but i had a laparoscopy and a hysteroscopy done May 13th 2011,and after the surgery they started me on birth control pills in august for one month i only took the pills for a few days and went off of them..is it possible for me to get pregnant before November? and if so what are my chances?


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replied September 7th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A26623
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
We cannot predict how fast your body returns to normal fertility levels after stopping with contraceptive use completely. Wait and watch for your periods. Regular periods are indicative of periodic ovulation and return of normal fertility. Have diet with foods rich in zinc content to ensure better maturation of egg and sperms. Monitor cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Keep lying still for sometime after intercourse (do not change positions for atleast 20-30 minutes after ejaculation has occurred). Put pillows under buttocks to minimize semen spill. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen.
You should also consider getting a complete infertility work-up done for you and your partner to see if there are any underlying causes for the infertility/inability to conceive. Hormonal issues, problems involving ovaries and ovulation, uterine problems, cervical or vaginal infections should be ruled out for you. For your partner, semen analysis should be done to rule out infections and to confirm the quality and quantity of sperms produced. Treatment as needed (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get pregnant. Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance and be in regular follow-up. All the best.
Take care.



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