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Pregnancy after Depo

I've been on depo-porvera birth control for almost 5 years and I have not had my peroid since the first three months of being on it. What are the chances of me getting pregnant if I stopped it when my next shot is due? And, how long does it take to start having your period again??
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317019 tn?1532969186
from what i understand it could take up to a year after stopping bc...i stopped in april and have been ttc since then with no success

some woman are the lucky ones and it happens quicker than others...im not one of those lucky ones...hopefully you are
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I was on it for almost 2years then I was on the pill for a month and stop using everything.I got pregnant about 6months later.
273379 tn?1213044686
I was on Depo -Provera for 2 and a half years came off in in August this year and had my first period again in November.  I now have what i think are pregnancy symptoms so i am hoping this is my month.  My sister was also on depo but only for a few months she also has just had her period after almost 4 months of being off it.  It depends on peoples bodies, i was told by my doctor she knew someone who fell pregnant one month after coming off the shot whereas others have taken up to 2 years.  I hope this helps, if your are trying good luck to you!!!
279230 tn?1259927503
I was on depo for 1 year, and it took us 4 years to conceive after stopping.  Unfortunately, that pregnancy ended in miscarriage.  But now 2 years later, we are 9 weeks pregnant again.  I hope you have quicker success than we did!  Good luck!!  
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