HCG Levels In Pregnancy

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

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Factors That Affect HCG Results In Pregnancy

Human chorionic gonadotropin commonly refered to as hCG, is a hormone that is produced by the placenta during pregnancy. The first traces of hCG can be detected as early as eleven days after conception with some of the more advanced pregnancy test kits or via blood tests. How To Find Out What Your hCG Levels [...]

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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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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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High HCG Levels in Early Pregnancy

High HCG levels in early pregnancy can indicate several different factors. Everything from a miscalculation of pregnancy dating, you’re expecting twins, to even Down’s syndrome in the fetus. But before you begin worrying about your HCG levels, it is important to understand what exactly they are and how it factors into your pregnancy. HCG levels [...]

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HCG Levels at 6 weeks

Your HCG levels at six weeks could be anywhere from 1,080 to 56,500 mIU/ml. Women may be concerned about their HCG levels by six weeks because if a miscarriage where to occur, they are most common during the first six weeks of pregnancy. A particularly low HCG level can indicate that a miscarriage has occurred. [...]

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HCG Levels by Week

HCG, also known as Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone which lies within the blood and urine of woman. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone that is used to determine whether or not a woman is pregnant. Once conception occurs and the fertilized egg implants itself into a woman’s uterus, the HCG hormone begins to [...]

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Normal HCG Levels

Predicting HCG levels is not as easy as it may appear; if implantation has not occurred, HCG will not be produced or a home pregnancy test may not be able to identify HCG levels in your urine until HCG levels have had a chance to accumulate within your body. Producing HCG within a woman’s body [...]

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