Hello to all. I am 38 years old, no children, 1 failed ivf, several failed iuis. hey said it could not be done onmy own but
I am pregnant! I did exactly this: I prayed, I took the 81 mg aspirin every day and fertility blend and geritol. I started in Jan 0f 2010. I fell preggers in March. I missed my April period. I checked and the test was positive. Ther fertility clinic can't believe it. I got my HCG and pregogesterone chkd and it was great the first two times. They told me to come back on May 5th for u/s. But I insisted on being seen every week until u/s. So last week my hcg did not double. It went up but did not double. Actually counting today, this has now happened twice. Does this mean something bad. the numbers were:
4/25 - 1951 today Are these numbers really bad?
HCG usually doubles every 48-72 hours. That usually corresponds to HCG levels below 1200 IU. From 1200-6000, the HCG usually takes 72-96 hours to double. Above 6000 IU, the hCG often takes over four days to double. So, the rate of increase in HCG levels normally varies as a pregnancy progresses. Normal HCG values vary up to 20 times between different pregnancies, however, and an HCG that does not double every two to three days does not necessarily indicate a problem with the pregnancy. Some normal pregnancies will have quite low levels of HCG, and result in perfect babies.
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