Prosgesterone Levels?

We had a Miscarriage at 12.5 weeks due to low progesterone levels. It was a silent miscarriage so we didn't know until they couldn't find the heart beat and baby was around 9 weeks when he/she passed. I am devastated but we had some time to cope and want to get back on the baby wagon soon. Does anyone else have low progesterone levels? I know it was the corpus lutem(I am still a bit confused by what the doctor told me but the tube didnt close correctly and didnt allow the progesterone to get to the baby)


Anyway I have been reading some you ladies use progesterone cream? I am lost on it so any information on it would be helpful! We plan on trying again in a few months so I want to get all the information I can.

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 4:58 am
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ccia84
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I do - When they did my blood work my progesterone level was a .7 - Which is extremely low.  I believe in order to ovulate they need to be above 10 or so and I believe at ovulation they are around 30?  (I might be wrong about that)


I haven't been pregnant, so I am unaware of what they should be for a healthy pregnancy.   


I am interested to see what others respond to about the progesterone cream.  I haven't used any myself, but I probably should look into it.


 

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 5:25 am
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I'm sorry to hear about your loss, but I am glad you guys are back to trying again soon!  Wishing you the best of luck hun!! :)


I've actually heard of some doctors that give women Provera during pregnancy to help keep progesterone levels up.  But yes, I read that some ladies on here used progesterone cream.  I think you can find it at the natural foods store! :)

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 5:27 am
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Your doctors can also give you Progesterone pills or Progesterone suppositories

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 5:49 am
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I took natural progesterone cream during the 2ww but if you have low progesterone levels your doctor can prescribe progesterone suppositories that you would take for a number of weeks in the beginning of your pregnancy. GL...I am sending lots of prayers your way :-)

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 7:00 am
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I'm so sorry about your loss!  Just like everyone else said, you can take the cream, a suppository or pills to increase your level of P.  Will you be going back to the doctor before you start ttc again?  I'm sure he or she will give you a prescription then and fill you in on when to start taking it.  Again, I'm so sorry, but hopefully you will be pregnant again in no time, and this time armed with some progesterone!!

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 10:17 am
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So sorry about your loss.  I don't think progesterone cream is the way to go if you have low progesterone because it isn't a high enough dose.  You should ask your doctor if he/she will put you on the suppositories after you ovulate and then you can stay on them until the 12-13th week to help support the pregnancy.

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