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Does intake of Progesterone help in conceiving?

i am 30 yrs old and I have 6 yrs old boy, when he was 2yrs old I had one abortion and then for 3 yrs I used coperte... it is almost 8 months crossed after removing the coperte , now I am trying for next baby... my doctor prescribed for progesterone 200 mg tablet and asked to start from 17th date after my periods. Can you tell me how progesterone will help me.
Wed, 7 Aug 2019
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Hello,

Progesterone is a hormone that is indispensable for the pregnancy because it prepares the uterus to accommodate the fertilized egg. Normally it is produced by the ovary when the ovulation occurs.

Therefore, your doctor is right in prescribing you progesterone as it will increase the chances that your fertilized egg will be hosted in your uterus.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ervin Toçi, General & Family Physician
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