... possible to concieve now? If I'm already pregnant is breakththrough bleeding harmful from the depo?
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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