Can a pregnancy survive if you have low progesterone?

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goingmadwaiting Sun 27-Sep-20 10:59:27

I had my progesterone levels measured as I'm high risk and they said they are very low 17 so unlikely the pregnancy will survive. I'm early 5 weeks I think

Has anyone any experience of this? I'm waiting for the next set of results and very scared

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shazzz1xx Sun 27-Sep-20 11:04:17

Sorry to hear your going thru this.. unfortunately pregnancy cannot survive with low progesterone.. you can get some pesseries to insert until your 12 weeks pregnant

Good luck 🙏🏼

goingmadwaiting Sun 27-Sep-20 11:24:23

Thanks @shazzz1xx

Do you know how you get them?

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shazzz1xx Sun 27-Sep-20 11:33:09

I got my hospital/go to prescribe them and collected them from chemist but you may be able to go buy them from Asda chemist x

Pinktruffle Sun 27-Sep-20 11:42:37

The hospital that is doing your tests should be able to prescribe Cyclogest pessaries for you - they are commonly used with IVF as natural progesterone doesn't kick in till the placenta is established with IVF.

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