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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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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