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I had two embryo transfers(day 3) on 21st april. On 2nd may my hcg was 209 and on 4th may it was 211. Clearly it didn't double, what's going on?

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Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Embryos stop growing

When hCG fails to double in 48 h after the first pregnancy test, it usually means that the embryo failed to develop.
It is called chemical pregnancy. It could be due to abnormal embryo, or uterine enviroment not suitable for embryo development. Please be ready to try again, you are very young, and your chance of success is excellent!

In brief: Embryos stop growing

When hCG fails to double in 48 h after the first pregnancy test, it usually means that the embryo failed to develop.
It is called chemical pregnancy. It could be due to abnormal embryo, or uterine enviroment not suitable for embryo development. Please be ready to try again, you are very young, and your chance of success is excellent!
Dr. Frank Yelian
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