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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Been thru 4 miscarriages doc put me on cyclogest (progesterone) 200 use at night starting frm day 12 does this effect ovulation & prevent pregnancy?

Been thru 4 miscarriages doc  put me on cyclogest (progesterone) 200  use at night starting frm day 12 does this effect ovulation & prevent pregnancy?

No: Women with recurrent miscarriages before 8 weeks often suffer from Progesterone deficiency. Your doctor is attempting to support your next pregnancy with Progesterone to reduce your chance of miscarriage. It will not affect your ability to get pregnant. I usually start Progesterone at day 18. ...Read more

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I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) to prevent pregnancy, i'm worried that i could still become pregnant. I am curious if this was a safe choice.

I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) to prevent pregnancy, i'm worried that i could still become pregnant. I am curious if this was a safe choice.

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is safe: The risk of getting pregnant with an iud inserted is about the same as using a pill.... Very low. It's indicated in one partner, relationships. It's not meant for multi-sexual partners due to the risk of std's. Be aware of that at your age (22). Practice safe sex as always, and go see your doctor if you have any more questions. ...Read more

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How effective is progesterone in pill form at preventing pregnancy?

Not very: Real Progesterone (as opposed to the artificial Progesterone like drugs found in birth control pills) is not a reliable contraceptive and is often used to help reduce miscarriage risks. ...Read more

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Does taking Progesterone suppositories early in pregnancy help prevent a miscarriage?

Does taking Progesterone suppositories early in pregnancy help prevent a miscarriage?

Sometimes: In some women, repeated miscarriages are caused by a lack of progesterone in early pregnancy. These women can often carry the pregnancy if they are given progesterone supplementation such as progesterone suppositories. Best wishes! ...Read more

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10 weeks pregnant. Progesterone level was 12 so I am taking 200 mg of progest. Daily. If pregnancy is non viable will the supplements prevent your body from naturally miscarrying. Hcg has been good.

10 weeks pregnant. Progesterone level was 12 so I am taking 200 mg of progest. Daily. If pregnancy is non viable will the supplements prevent your body from naturally miscarrying. Hcg has been good.

Very unlikely: Sufficient progesterone in its natural form is vital in preparing the uterus to allow the embryo to implant securely. However, after about 12 weeks of pregnancy, the placenta takes the job of maintaining the pregnancy and progesterone supplement is no longer needed, The fact that you have normal HCG is a sign that the pregnancy is proceeding normally. At next visit, a heartbeat can be detected ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...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