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why do some women take progestrone while there pregnant??

i heard its to maintain their pregnancy but why isn't everyone taking it or need it?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Mar. 6, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • You have to have a certain level of progestrone to maintain the pregnancy. Some woman's bodies aren't making it naturally (which can cause miscarriage) so if levels are too low in the first trimester, the doctor puts you on it.
    ANGIE409

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 2:24 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • Some women need it to maintain high enough progesterone levels needed to maintain a pregnancy.

    The majority of women don't need progesterone supplement but some do otherwise they would miscarry.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:46 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

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