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What is the chance of me getting pregnant on the Depo shot?

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Asked by Blueberryplz at 11:50 AM on Jan. 2, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • My best friend's girlfriend got pregnant on Depo, but it was because the batch her Dr. got was bad. There were like 4 other girls that she knew of that got pregnant.

    Answer by Rebecca7708 at 11:52 AM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • probably very a 2% chance. that's just a guess. do you think you might be pregnant?

    Answer by mama-celeste at 11:53 AM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • I got pregnant on Depo. I also got pregnant while on the pill, twice.

    Answer by Momtocccd at 12:06 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • My best friend got pregnant with my Godson on the Depo shot

    Answer by Barb87 at 1:50 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • I was on Depo and it worked very well for me, but a lot of women have gotten pregnant even if they are days late in getting their next injection so it is just very important to be on top of it.

    Answer by micrespo at 3:19 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • Depo is 99% effective is used properly. So I guess there is that 1% chance you could get pregnant.

    Why is this question in "trying to conceive"?

    If you have been on depo and are planning to get off in order to get pregnant, it sometimes takes a month or more to wear off. I didn't start getting my periods until I was off 6 months.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 5:26 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

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