Can Morning Sickness Predict Your Baby's Gender?

There are countless pregnancy maths out there, and as soon as you get pregnant, you will hear them all. But which are fact and which are true? Can morning sickness really predict a baby's gender? ... read more »

Progesterone Levels - Routine

Should I have my progesterone level checked? ... read more »

Progesterone and Pregnancy Tests

Can progesterone supplements influence the test? ... read more »

Progesterone Test May Identify Early Miscarriage

This study showed that a single blood progesterone test may help women who have a threatened miscarriage with bleeding and/or pain and an unclear sonogram find out early in pregnancy whether they are miscarrying or have an ectopic pregnancy. ... read more »

Roll of Progesterone in Fertility, Pregnancy and Corpus Luteum

Progesterone is a steroid hormone initially secreted by the corpus luteum, an area in the ovary which develops after ovulation. ... read more »

I Took Provera And Still Didn't Get My Period

I have no period and did not bleed at all even after taking Provera. What does this mean? ... read more »

Normal Progesterone Levels

Progesterone levels during pregnancy. What are normal progesterone levels? What does progesterone do? ... read more »

Fertility And Infertility Laboratory Test Results

What are the normal values for fertility and infertility laboratory test results? ... read more »

Progesterone Levels and Ectopic Pregnancy

Can they predict an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

Progesterone No Help in Preventing Preterm Twin Births

This Lancet study shows that progesterone does not prevent preterm births in twins. ... read more »

Corpus Luteum Size And Appearance On Ultrasound

Sometimes, the corpus luteum appears to not produce enough progesterone to support the pregnancy, possibly resulting in an early pregnancy loss. This is called 'corpus luteum insufficiency' or 'luteal phase defect (LPD). ... read more »

Single Progesterone Test and Early Pregnancy Outcome

A single progesterone measurement for women in early pregnancy presenting with bleeding or pain and inconclusive ultrasound assessments can rule out a viable pregnancy. ... read more »

Progesterone Supplements

When should I take progesterone supplements? ... read more »

Should You Supplement With Progesterone?

There is no real agreement among doctors whether giving progesterone early in pregnancy will improve pregnancy outcome. ... read more »

Progesterone (Provera) Challenge Test

The progesterone or provera challenge test is given to women with no menstrual bleeding amenorrhea to see if they bleed or not. ... read more »

Vegetarian Diet: Can It Lead To Infertility?

Does a vegetarian diet lead to infertility? In one study, 9 healthy, normal-weight women who had regular ovulatory menstrual cycles followed a vegetarian diet and 9 followed a non-vegetarian diet. ... read more »

Clomiphene Despite Normal Ovulation

Why would Clomiphene help if I ovulate regularly? ... read more »

Tracking Fertility: OPK vs. BBT

Which is a better method of tracking fertility — using an ovulation predictor kit (OPK) or basal body temperature (BBT) charting? What works better to determine when I am ovulating? ... read more »

No Bleeding After Provera

Provera is often given as the 'Progesterone (Provera) Challenge Test' to women who have no period and who are not pregnant. ... read more »

Breast Tenderness and Pregnancy

Is it normal to have breast tenderness 10 days after ovulation? Breast tenderness is among the typical symptoms of progesterone after ovulation, but it is also part of typical pregnancy symptoms. ... read more »

Breast Tenderness and Menopause

Breast pain and tenderness after ovulationis due to an increase of the hormone progesterone. Breast tenderness during menopause is due to a hormone imbalance. ... read more »

Bad Breath Can Make Your Pregnancy Stink

Bad breath is one of the many pregnancy symptoms caused partly by the raging hormones coursing through your system as your baby develops. The changing levels of estrogen and progesterone increase dental plaque, which causes bad breath.  ... read more »

Remedies for Pregnancy Constipation

Even if you’ve never had a problem with it before, it’s likely you’ll deal with constipation during your pregnancy. More than half of all pregnant women experience it, and it might be caused by a few different things. ... read more »

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