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Ginger - December 14th, 2004 11:03 PM

I was on the depo shot for 2 years. Now, my husband and I would like to get pregnant. My Dr put me on the pill the last time I was to have a shot, to try to regulate me. I only took it that one month. I have read that some people have trouble getting pregnant after depo, and would like to hear some feedback. Hopefully encouraging news....


Kristen - December 14th, 2004 11:49 PM

i read up on how long it takes to get pregnant after being on the depo. It read that it doesn't matter how long you were on it that it can take anywhere from 6months to 18months from the date of the last shot you took before you can get pregnant it varries from one woman to another. i was on it for 6 months and it took 6 months for me to get a period again and it took me 18 months before i got pregnant. Good Luck hope it don't take as long for you as it did for me


MEAGAN - December 15th, 2004 11:07 PM

I WAS ON DEPO FOR FOUR AND A HALF YEAR AND I GOT OFF OF IT, WAS OFF FOR A YEAR ALMOST AND GOT PREGNANT. I THINK DEOENDS ON YOUR BODY


Nikki - January 11th, 2005 10:59 PM

For me it was diffrent for two pregnancies i had the first it took me 13 months and the second it took 8 months.


Dez - January 11th, 2005 11:04 PM

it took me four years and alot of disappiontments before having my baby.


A - January 12th, 2005 2:27 AM

What is a depo?


Melody - January 13th, 2005 11:12 AM

My last shot was April 03 and I still have not gotten pregnant. I am at the 18 month mark and I just pray it will be soon. Good luck to eveyone, tell as many people as you can how bad that shot is for our bodies.


Michelle - January 13th, 2005 5:09 PM

I went off the depo shot in October 2003. I never got my period back, but I got pregnant the first week in March 2004.


Kathy - January 17th, 2005 1:34 PM

I had my last shot in June '04. & I am 7 week pregnant not (Jan '05). So, it only took my about 3 months after the shot wore off. If you've gotten your period back, I wouldn't worry about it.


Taineel - January 17th, 2005 6:32 PM

I've been on Depo since 1998. I became pregnant in 2001 while I was still using Depo!! (I tested my luck and got my shot a few days late). My shot is due on the 20th of Jan. I'm not going to get it!! I believe that every woman's body has it's own way of working it's beautiful magic. Some just take a little longer than others. When I read about how long it has taken other women to get pregnant, I am a little nervous. Now.. I want to get pregnant. Wish me luck..as I pray and wish all of you luck and a safe journey. God Bless you all.


lani - January 19th, 2005 12:54 PM

i took my first depo shot november 15 and im due for the next one next week can it be possibly for me to get pregnant if i had sex this week


amanda - January 19th, 2005 12:58 PM

it only took 2 mths after depo 9 mths, also its seem the older i gotten the more ferilite i am.


Ginger - January 20th, 2005 9:07 AM

Wow! I am really grateful for the responses. It is very encouraging after reading many like the ones that it has taken years to conceive after depo. Good luck Taineel, I hope everything works out as well for you this time as before. Lani, from everything I have read, you are ok. Just be sure to go in for another shot when it is due, or use some other form of bc if you are not wanting to get pregnant.


Vanessa - January 20th, 2005 10:00 PM

I was on depo for about 5 years and I have been off of it for almost 3 yrs now. If any woman is on this get off of it NOW!!!! I have been taking fertility drugs for the last year just to have a period. This shot sucks everything out of you and there is no answer why.


crump - January 26th, 2005 3:37 PM

How long does it take to get pregnant after taking the depo shot?


Alisha - February 4th, 2005 7:40 AM

I was on Depo for 3 shots. My last was June '04. When I was on Depo I never lost my periods but instead there were a couple of months when my period lasted the whole month. My husband and I decided that I we wanted to get pregnant... here we are in January '05 5 months after I should have gotten another shot and we are still not pregnant. I'm starting to get worried. I know it can take awhile but my other 2 pregnancies(with a former husband) happened so easily that not getting pregnant is hard for me. I'm not getting any younger and that tick-tock of the biological clock increases my worries even more. I just wanted to say this and sympathize with all the women out there that are having trouble conceiving weither or not you have been on Depo.


monica - February 4th, 2005 12:35 PM

My last shot was July 04, I was due for my shot in October but decided not to for so many reason ( all the side affects). I have had heavy bleeding and spotting during my 4 years on the shot. in October I started bleeding, I have had heaving bleeding and gotten my period twice in one month. I have bleed for 2 weeks. Oct, Nov and Dec were the worst 3 month with all the bleeding. I finally got a regular period in January, I was due to get my period agin February 3 and it not here. I dont know if I should do a pregnancy test since I was on the shot for 4 years and according to everything I read it takes a long time to get pregnant. should I just wait a couple more days? I keep thinking that it will take a while before I get pregnant. I just dont want to get to excited and then be disappointed.


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