I know progesterone supplements are sometimes prescribed to help women with low prog levels stay pregnant. I read that they usually start taking them each cycle 2-3 days after ovulation. My question is, does it only help maintain a pregnancy that would have happened anyway? Or does it aid with implantation??
My understanding it that it helps to keep a pregnancy. I was told to start taking them the day after my IUI. Around 6 weeks or so into a pg your body will take over the production of progestrone if one didn't produce enough. Not all RE's or OBs test to see if there is a defieciency so most on put on progestrone as a just in case response.
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