Did you know you could give yourself the Depo shot at home? Its true! It’s called subcutaneous Depo, or SubQ Depo for short, and it’s a different type of Depo than the one you are given at the doctor’s office.
It uses a smaller needle and has fewer hormones which may mean fewer side effects. A lot of health care providers are unaware of this option so you will have to ask for it specifically but it’s covered by most insurance plans (including Mississippi Medicaid).
Want to learn more? https://www.bedsider.org/features/789-depo-subq-the-do-it-yourself-birth-control-shot