A 29-year-old member asked:
Is a miscarriage imminent if my hcg is not doubling?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Serum HCG levels are expected to rise by 2/3 (not double) every 48 hours or so in the first 8 weeks of pregnancy. However all doctors have had a patient where the HCG rose , just not by that much and ended up in a normal pregnancy. An HCG level that doesn't rise at all or falls is much more concerning for miscarriage.
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