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Old 07-01-2011, 09:02 AM   #11
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Re: Got my second beta!

I had low progesterone levels after I ovulated so they wanted to double check that I had enough progesterone to support the baby. It was also super early when I called to make an appointment...like a week before my missed period so they wanted me to come in and give blood so they could make sure I was truly pregnant!

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Old 07-01-2011, 10:28 AM   #12
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Awesome numbers! I'm just curious, since I see so many mamas having their betas checked. Is there a reason for it? Or is it just standard procedure where you are? Or just for fun? The only time I ever had it checked was after my molar pregnancy (monthly for a year) and then with my first pregnancy after that (just once, followed by an early u/s).
I've never had them done before my last 2 pregnancies. With my last one, the reason was I had been trying to get knocked up for a while, and was taking fertility meds so when I got my BFP I was feeling a bit fragile. I think my MW ordered the betas to help ease my mind a bit. This time around I asked for them after I had that spotting.
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