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Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Tag

Understanding HCG Levels in Pregnancy

What is hCG? The hormone known as human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is only generated by the placenta during pregnancy. Pregnancy's first trimester sees a rise in hCG levels, which occurs soon after implantation (when the fertilized egg attaches into the uterine lining) measurable in urine. The hCG levels in your urine are measured when you use a home pregnancy test. How Do hCG Levels Change Throughout Pregnancy? While your embryo develops during early...