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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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 Pregnancy

The presence of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) in your system gives one of the first reliable indications you are pregnant, and HCG will appear in blood tests within eight to ten days of ovulation, usually the equivalent of five days after conception. HCG is essential to a pregnancy’s healthy progression, because it fosters production of [...]

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