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If you're pregnant and didn't know it till after the first months and into the 2nd and were on the hcg diet, could it affect the baby in any way?

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Dr. Collin Smikle
Obstetrics & Gynecology 38 years experience
Pregnancy: The HCG diet is a popular diet now. However, it is the same hormone that your body produces when you are pregnant so it can cause a false positive pregnancy test. Still, if you are pregnant, the HCG should not cause any problems with the pregnancy and won't cause you to miscarry.
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