HCG Levels In Pregnancy

Learn about Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) and how it impacts you and your baby

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Interpreting Your Beta HCG Levels

A test for the presence of beta HCG is the most effective and reliable way to confirm pregnancy. The earlier a pregnancy is confirmed the earlier steps can be taken to ensure the health of the baby. A blood test to determine the presence of beta HCG can confirm a pregnancy within a few days [...]

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Low hCG Levels In Pregnancy

The body produces hCG or Human chorionic gonadotropin in the body of a pregnant woman. It serves to provide the developing fetus with the nutrients it needs to do so effectively. The levels of hCG in the blood is used as an indicator of what is going on in the uterus. There is no standard [...]

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What is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin?

One of the terms which you will hear a lot if you have recently become pregnant (or are trying to become pregnant) is “Human chorionic gonadotropin.” What is human chorionic gonadotropin? Human chorionic gonadotropin, or HCG for short, is a type of glycoprotein hormone which is produced by the pituitary gland of all men and [...]

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Beta HCG Values: Making Sense of Them

A blood test for the presence of beta hCG is used to confirm pregnancy. The test is the most reliable method to confirm pregnancy. At your first appointment onwards the doctor will monitor the progress of the pregnancy by measuring the beta hCG levels. This is important even early in the pregnancy to ensure that [...]

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Slow Rising HCG Levels

One indicator which you want to keep an eye on when you are pregnant is your HCG levels. HCG is short for human chorionic gonadotropin. This hormone is produced by your body when you are pregnant and the levels of HCG may reveal some information about your pregnancy. The purpose of HCG is to help [...]

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Low HCG Levels in Early Pregnancy

Human chorionic gonadotropin, or HCG, is a hormone which is produced by your body when you are pregnant. Its purpose is to assist your growing fetus in receiving the nutrition which it needs to develop. HCG levels can shed some light on what might be occurring in your uterus, but it’s important to remember that [...]

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HCG Levels for Twins

Are you pregnant and wondering if you could possibly be pregnant with twins? One indication that you might be pregnant with twins is HCG levels, although you cannot really know for certain from these readings alone. What is HCG? HCG stands for human chorionic gonadotropin. This is a hormone which is created while a woman [...]

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HCG Levels in Early Pregnancy Chart

Your HCG levels in your pregnancy week by week indicate first of all if you are pregnant, and, as your pregnancy continues, how your pregnancy is progressing. When you take your home pregnancy test, you results are dictated by the HCG levels found in your urine. HCG levels are noticeable about two weeks after conception. [...]

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