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Were your hcg levels similar in your second pregnancy to your first?


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#1 TillyTake2

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:34 PM

Hi, I'm just wonder if people found their hcg levels similar in their second (or subsequent) pregnancies to their first?

#2 *Natski82*

Posted 05 January 2013 - 12:30 AM

Yes, in the sense my first BHCG was 50 with one and 51 with the other. I dont know the repeat of futher tests but I remember the first being low with both original.gif

Edited by *Natski82*, 05 January 2013 - 12:30 AM.


#3 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 05 January 2013 - 12:37 AM

Nope, they were much lower the second time around, in fact this whole pregnancy has been the complete opposite of my first.

#4 TillyTake2

Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:31 AM

Yeah sunnycat mine are lower too. It has me a bit worried but I'm hopeful it might mean I won't be so sick!

#5 Tarantara

Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:37 AM

From what I can recall, mine is actually double - last time was 750, this time it's 1500. The blood test this time may have been a couple of days earlier.

#6 jemsoli

Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:48 AM

with #2 my HCG levels were MUCH higher. so much higher i thought we were having twins!! #3 the numbers were MUCH lower than either of my previous pregnancies. so low i was worried and had extra bloods taken.

#7 Natttmumm

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:49 AM

My first had higher than the rest. Third was the lowest.

#8 miraclebaby11

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:03 AM

First was 125 at around 4 weeks and this time it is 173 but still waiting to confirm how far along, Dr thinks only 4 weeks.



#9 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:06 PM

QUOTE (TillyTake2 @ 05/01/2013, 07:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah sunnycat mine are lower too. It has me a bit worried but I'm hopeful it might mean I won't be so sick!


With DS at 4 weeks my HCG was 421 with this one it was 222, at 4w2d my HCG was over 1100 with DS this time it was only 540 or something.

With DS I had MS from day one to 16 weeks and then it returned at 24 weeks until about 32 weeks. This one MS lasted until 9 weeks and now I barely remember that I'm pregnant as have no signs, not even peeing heaps.

#10 BJBubbles

Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:19 PM

Mine were different.  

At 15dpo last time HCG was 218.

At 14dpo this time HCG was 115

My last pregnancy was for all intents and purposes successful, and this pregnancy I'm now 34 weeks. So differing HCG certainly doesn't have to mean something bad.

Good luck!



#11 ozbilby

Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:24 PM

mine were way different my 16 dpo with DD1 was around 1600 and with DD2 it was 156.




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