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What is mole pregnancy? Is there a baby?

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Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No baby

A hydatidiform mole is not a baby.
It is abnormal placental development, which requires a D&C for treatment and followup to assure that it has all been removed. To ensure that you do not develop a persistent mole or choriocarcinoma, followup blood levels of HCG are checked periodically until negative for a few months and it is recommended that you do not get pregnant during that time frame.

In brief: No baby

A hydatidiform mole is not a baby.
It is abnormal placental development, which requires a D&C for treatment and followup to assure that it has all been removed. To ensure that you do not develop a persistent mole or choriocarcinoma, followup blood levels of HCG are checked periodically until negative for a few months and it is recommended that you do not get pregnant during that time frame.
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