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14 Mar 2007

Hi there,

I am growing more and more concerned regarding clinics/pharmacies hand outs of contraceptives. I was put on the depot (three months injection) for two years before a sister in another town told me this was wrong. i am 24 and my husband and i would like to conceive next year sometime. She advised me that it was not healthy for a yound lady to be on this injection (they normally give it to ladies who have already had children)and that the possibility of me falling pregnant is minimal. I have not had my period since my first injection. I am now on Yasmin and holding thumbs! PLease ladies go and see your doctor. the more i read the messages on here the scarier its gets because i see i am not alone and some of you have been battling for years. Thats not very positive! thanks god bless
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01 Jan 0001

It is not true that young women cannot use the injectable. You do need to know that there is a delay in return to fertility of up to a year, but this is not permanent.

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