HCG Levels In Pregnancy

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

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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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Pregnancy Levels: Answers To The Most Asked Questions About hCG Levels In Pregnancy

At your first appointment to confirm your pregnancy at your doctor’s office the doctor will take two consecutive blood tests to check your hCG levels in order to determine how the pregnancy is progressing. If there is a suspected miscarriage the doctor will check to see whether the hCG levels are going up or down [...]

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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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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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Stages of Pregnancy

When a woman becomes pregnant for the first time, it can be both a terrifying and exciting time in her life. A swirl of emotional and physical changes will swirl throughout her body and mind. During the early stages of her pregnancy, a woman’s body will begin to adjust in a natural fashion with the [...]

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