HCG Levels In Pregnancy

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

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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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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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