... possible to concieve now? If I'm already pregnant is breakththrough bleeding harmful from the depo?
This is not break through bleeding. This is just your cycle trying to get back in place. Until your cycle gets straightened out, its not too likely you'll get pregnant. It can take up to 18 mos to get pregnant after birth control use. Actually it can take that long anyway.
It's normal for your hormones to be a bit all over the place for a significant number of months after stopping Depo. I found the natural remedy Agnus Castus really helpful in settling my body back into a regular menstrual cycle, after coming off Depo. You can get it at a health store or on line. You can't take it if you're taking any other form of hormonal contraception, though.
I was on Depo best part of 20 years with a few breaks. The breaks were always a problem, with heavy & irregular bleeding for sometimes over a year. The only thing that stopped that was either a D&C operation, but that only worked for a few months, or the Agnus Castus, which I wish I'd known about before I kept having D&Cs!
Some people get pregnant or get their cycle back very soon after coming off Depo, & for others it can take a couple of years before they become pregnant.
My advice would be to take nothing for granted as far as getting pregnant is concerned, & use other methods of contraception.
If you were already pregnant, then even pregnant women sometimes get a little bleeding now & then. It's always best to check with your Doctor, if that happens when you're pregnant. I'd do a pregnancy test if it was me.
There's also the chance that any irregular bleeding could be down to something else going on, which a Doctor could check for you. It's likely to just be your hormones trying to rebalance, but it's always good to be safe & get peace of mind.
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