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Fertility drugs given to egg donors for ovarian stimulation
Ovulation-stimulating drugs are subcutaneously injected medications containing hormones. They are self-administered before ovum pick-up.
hCG levels after a miscarriage
What levels of hCG are considered normal? When should we be concerned about fetal development? Not losing hope is crucial.
Beta hCG levels during pregnancy
To find out whether a woman is pregnant, taking a pregnancy test based on the detection of the beta hCG hormone is required. Generally, values above 25 mIU/ml when a woman is 1-2 weeks pregnant are considered to be...
Preparing for ovarian stimulation
The moment a woman decides to undergo an assisted reproduction treatment, a hormonal treatment that will stimualte the production of eggs and prepare the endometrium, should be started.
Three weeks pregnant
During the third week of pregnancy a process called gastrulation begins; at the same time, hCG hormones, estrogens and progesterone are released.
Advantages of hCG
The use of medications containing hCG for ovulation induction therapy among women undergoing an assisted reproduction cycle may have some benefits if compared to other medications.
hCG indications for use
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a sex hormone whose natural function in a woman's body occurs during the menstrual cycle. In addition, it is also administered as a medicine in assisted reproductive treatments.
Effects of hCG
The hCG hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin) is found naturally in women, although it is also used for ovulation induction in assisted reproductive treatments.
Gonadotropins are hormones secreted by the pituitary gland after the stimulation of GnRH pulses. Gonadotropins are produced by men and women and they regulate the reproductive cycle in both cases, although they do...
hCG (Human chorionic gonadotropin)
Beta hCG is generated by placenta. Unless being under artificial ovaric stimulation, there is no possibility to have a false positive within a pregnancy beta hCG test.
Earliest pregnancy symptoms before you miss your period
Most women begin to notice the first pregnancy symptoms since days 7 or 14 after conception.
Embryo transfer on day 3 or on day 5?
A new study proposes the transfer of the embryos 5 days after the embryo culture, instead of 3 days after. According to this study, it may increase the pregnancy rate and, conversely, decrease the rate of multiple...
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