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Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

It depends when used: Progesterone supplementation after ovulation can increase the chance for implantation and ongoing pregnancy in women with a luteal phase deficiency (suboptimal Progesterone production). Progesterone taken prior to ovulation may cause the endometrium to become secretory and may lower the chance for conception. Progesterone cream alone should not be used for contraception. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can it hurt to take pregnancy (pregnacare) vitamins when trying for a baby? Should I use a progesterone cream to increase fertility? I had a miscarrig

Can it hurt to take pregnancy (pregnacare) vitamins when trying for a baby? Should I use a progesterone cream to increase fertility? I had a miscarrig

Take vitamins: It is always wise to start prenatals before getting pregnant. If you had a miscarriage check 25-oh vit d3 blood level. Vit d deficiency is associated with infertility. Low Progesterone can be caused by stress and insufficient zinc. Avoid dairy, wheat and sugar which grow unfavorable bacteria in the GI tract and may decrease mineral absorption. ...Read more

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Does cyclogest taken during pregnancy increase progesterone?

Does cyclogest taken during pregnancy increase progesterone?

Cyclo is progesteron: Cyclogest is natural progesterone, so, yes, taken orally or vaginally it can increase Progesterone levels. ...Read more

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Will cyclogest taken during pregnancy, increases progesterone?

Yes: Cyclogest is a vaginal preparation of bio identical progesterone. Used in women who have had previous miscarriages and does not have harmful side effects. ...Read more

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What the right progesterone level for 4 weeks in the pregnancy?

A little early : At 4 weeks it's a little early. Progesterone less than five is not a very good number. By 6 weeks > 25 is excellent. Between 5-25 statistically doesn't mean much. ...Read more

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What happened if I have low estrogen during pregnancy since i've been taking progesterone from the first month of my pregnancy?

What happened if I have low estrogen during pregnancy since i've been taking progesterone from the first month of my pregnancy?

Not an issue: We don't measure a woman's Progesterone in pregnancy and i've never heard of it being a concern for a pregnancy. Your body will be making estrogen during your pregnancy, but there is no such thing as 'low' estrogen in pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more