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depo-provera &pregnancy

I have taken depo-provera for close to 2years after my first boy who is now 6 yrs old so I can concentrate on my professional life (stopped over 9 months ago to try to conceive with my boyfriend). I thought it was gonna take longer but I am now 11 weeks pregnant (baby had great heart beat as per first ultrasound) I am worried if there will be any trouble with the pregnancy or the baby after birth. Does anyone know about this subject?
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You should be fine. I was on the depo shot for three years, I quit taking it February of 2013and I'm now 8 1/2 months pregnant. Baby girl and I are both good and healthy :-)
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That makes me feel a lot better thanks, and good luck with the date fast approaching.
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I took depo for like...5 yrs. No issues.
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My daughter was born in May 2001, and i stayed on the shot for eight and a half years, i do not recommend that for anyone period. Well anyway i stopped in November of 2009, we were actively trying for alittle while after that as soon as my periods came back. In 2011 i became pregnant twice both resulted in miscarriage but, i really do not think it had to do with the shot. Well now i am currently pregnant with my son 27 weeks 4 days. Also, i had a miscarriage before my daughter.
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My sister was on the depo shot when she conceived. She didn't know she was pregnant for months and continued getting the shot. My nephew is an energetic 8 year old, healthy, smart and wonderful. Don't worry :)
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