I got my shot mid October and am due to get it again this month but have decided not to because my partner and i would like to try for another, i have been bleeding like a normal period for the last few days (didnt get a period why i was on depo only spotting). Am i fertile again or is it normal to bleed right after its meamt to wear off? Will it take me a long time to be able to fall pregnant?
It is most likely the withdrawal from the Depo causing the bleeding. Your body will have started adjusting to the new balance of hormone, & now it is having to readjust, which can take months. For some women, it is sooner, but for many it is up to 18 months before they can get pregnant.
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