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Progesterone Cream 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
What is the diff between oral and vaginal progesterone to support an early pregnancy? Is one better than the other?
Either one: Both work fine and the route of delivery will depend on your physicians preference. ...Read more
What happened if I have low estrogen during pregnancy since i've been taking progesterone from the first month of my pregnancy?
my progesterone was 109ng/ml on day 23rd of 34 days cycle but 30th day progesterone shows 29ng/ml. So is there any chances of pregnancy?
How soon does prolactin start to rise in early pregnancy? My prolactin level at cycle day 21 was a 34 and progesterone was 22. What does this mean?
What are the negatives & positives of taking progesterone for pregnancy? I've had 3 miscarriages. Dr. Would like us to try this when i get next + test
Yes: In this situation, it would be typical to recommend Progesterone for the first 12 weeks of pregnancy as long as evaluation didn't show a different treatable cause for the miscarriages. Imaging of the uterus, chromosome blood studies of both partners and a variety of other blood work is usually performed first before recommending progesterone. Hopefully appropriate testing was completed. ...Read more
I've recently had 3 miscarriages. My last pregnancy i had low progesterone. This pregnancy i dont. If i take prog pills bc history will it be harmful?
Unlikely: Progesterone supplementation is almost never harmful - although if it isn't necessary or helpful i recommend against it. Have you talked with your doctor about this? Have you been evaluated for recurrent miscarriage? Progesterone is only one of several possible causes. As a footnote, for women who need progesterone, taking it orally doesn't give adequate replacement. ...Read more
Are progesterone injections recommended for all women who delivered before 37 weeks (with no known cause)? Why is ptl likely for subsequent pregnancies?
Which progesterone?: You can take Progesterone through the entire pregnancy, but its seldom useful after the 12th week. There is a preparation called 17-hydroxy-progesterone (17-ohp) that is often called 'progesterone, ' leading to confusion. 17-ohp is given in the second and even third trimesters to reduce early delivery - they're not the same drug or for the same purpose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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At 5 weeks 2 days pregnancy is 49 nmol/l too low for progesterone? 3 days before it was 52.10. Should i be worried?
No: Those levels are very reasonable, they are significantly higher than most women with natural pregnancies have. ...Read more
My pregnancy progesterone levels were quite low.I am on 200mg progesterone.I m 8wks pregnant.Till when I've to take progesterone? Entire pregnancy?
Pregnancy: I hope you will be seeing your obstetrician regularly. Please discuss progedterone use at each clinic visit. ...Read more
20 week's on progesterone injec 2 a week. Level is 34.0. Dr . not ready to take me off 100 mg. Is this normal or will I be on threw out pregnancy?
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