period or what? wyatt.earp. Due September 19 (boy); 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Columbus, GA, United States 2298 posts
Mar 20th '13

okay, so 4 1/2 months postpartum, exclusively breastfeeding, and my depo shot just "expired" (lol i dont know the correct term) 2 days ago. today i started bleeding. could this be a period or from the depo shot? i havent had a period yet except sme bleeding right when i got the shot. my baby hasnt started solids and has been nursing the same...

i thought you werent supposed to get a period while breastfeeding?

Sarah +2 ♥ 2 kids; Hollywood, FL, United States 11222 posts
Mar 20th '13

It could be either or both. The depo shot is the devil though :x

Elle With FOUR! 4 kids; Wichita, KS, United States 18964 posts
Mar 21st '13

SOME women don't get a period while breastfeeding, just like SOME women can't get pregnant while breastfeeding...just as I wouldn't count on it for birth control, I wouldn't rely on it to wear white pants all the time either :lol: