Progesterone in Pregnancy

Is Progesterone Supplementation Moral?

I am currently 28 weeks pregnant with my second child. My first was born premature. My ob suggested progesterone injections starting at 16 weeks through 37 weeks as a measure to prevent premature labor. What are the views of the Church on this? Sonia  Read More →

Are Fibroids Causing Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Hello, I am 45 years old and have large fibroids. I was about to have surgery to remove the womb. I am now seven weeks pregnant and have been bleeding for four days now. It started out brown in color but it is now almost red in color. Now and again I see a small piece or clot. I was having some pain... [Read more...]

Scared Progesterone Can Harm My Baby

I am 32 years old and this is my first pregnancy. I have never had a miscarriage but when I started bleeding (hematoma) at 12 weeks my doctor decided to give me Proluton depot 500 mg injections. I have had nine of them and the last one was week 20 (i think)…the hematoma was gone by week 19. I am... [Read more...]

Scared I Am Miscarrying

I am writing because I am 13 weeks pregnant by ultrasound and LMP (but 11 weeks by my chart). This is my 4th pregnancy, I have three live children. I have PCOS. Last night and this morning I have been having light vaginal bleeding, pink, that shows when I wipe myself. This afternoon it has switched to... [Read more...]

Progesterone in Pregnancy—History of Miscarriage and Pre-Term Delivery

We are seven weeks pregnant after trying for over a year. We miscarried last year after being on Prometrium for low progesterone and infertilty (infertile for five years). Since my local Ob/Gyn is not trained under Dr. Hilgers he neglected to check my levels even after I asked him to. I switched doctors... [Read more...]

Is My Progesterone Too Low for 15 Weeks Pregnant?

I am 42 years old and 16 weeks pregnant. I have had four first trimester losses (before nine weeks). I am MTHFR compound hetero (C677 and 1298). I am on Lovenox, folgard, synthroid, progesterone suppositories 400, D3-1000, iron, and multivitamins. I asked my high risk doctor to test my progesterone levels... [Read more...]

Did Progesterone Contribute to Baby’s Brain Cyst?

Hi, I was wondering about your knowledge on choroid plexus cysts. There were three found on my baby’s brain at my 19 week sonogram. I am curious as to what this means and what steps would come next in my pre-natal care. In the beginning of my pregnancy I was also told that I had low progesterone... [Read more...]

Pregnant and Concerned About Progesterone Levels

My wife and I are having our first baby. We got our first blood test and it came back that her beta levels were fine but her progesterone was a 12. She is about seven weeks into the pregnancy and we are just wondering how concerned we need to be about this. Matt  Read More →

Am I Getting Enough Progesterone?

I am a 22 year old female. I got pregnant when I was 17 and gave birth at 18 and always had normal periods until my son turned six months old. Then I started bleeding between periods. Every single month I would bleed three weeks and one week I would not bleed. The doctor never did anything but asked... [Read more...]

High Risk Pregnancy

I am 22 yrs. old and three months pregnant. I have Neurofibromatosis type 1 and have two brain gliomas in the basal ganglia. My OB prescribed Prometrium 200 mg. twice a day. Hormones aggravate NF (neurofibromatosis) and I am concerned if my baby has NF (it’s genetic) that the Prometrium will make... [Read more...]

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