(Closed) Wanting to TTC after depo

posted 4 years ago in TTC
Post # 3
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416 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

It can take a long time for cycles to get back on track after Depo, but it doesn’t always take that long.  Hopefully you’ll be one of the quick ones!  Good luck!

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I’ve been told similar things about all birth controls really. It really depends on your body – I have one friend that took 2 years to get pregnant but a LOT more of my friends got pregnant within the first 3-6 months. Timing (ovulation cycle) can be a big help too! 

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

To be honest it depends on how long it takes you to ovulate again after coming off it. I bled for nearly 2 months with barely any breaks (exhausting btw) but once I got a normal period, I started tracking my cycle and started a saliva ovulation kit to check for ovulation, and although my cycles have been between 24 days and 30 days over the last 6 months it does appear I am back to ovulating and my period seems “normal” pre-BC now. 

We have been TTC for 4 months and no luck so far! Thou I still have fingers crossed for this cycle as I am 2 days late (woo) but still not showing anything on HPTs except an over active imagination seeing things hehehe. 

i hope all goes well for you! If you read all the stories -which I worked thru in detail after I came off depo – about a quarter of stories were from women that got pregnant either by getting the shot late or within a month or 2 of stopping. I seem to find really only the negative stories get posted thou because we all need to vent somewhere 🙂 Anyway hope you’re a success story 🙂

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@MrsSWB:  I had read that somewhere too, but when speaking to another lady on here (another Aussie I believe) she said he Dr would not allow her to go back on BCP to help control until she had had a normal period – it may just depend on the Dr.

 

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

after 2 depo injections i stopped having periods, didnt have the 2rd injection (as like you i was htinking of ttc before a year was out) and it took over 6 months for them to come back

after that we used condoms until we were ready to ttc to get all chemicals out of my system

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