Expecting a new addition to your family is a life-changing and exciting experience. Pregnancy can also be filled with a lot of technical jargon for expecting mothers to sort through. One of the most important terms that may come up during a pregnancy is PDG. PDG stands for Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein A, and it is a protein that is found in pregnant women’s blood. It is used to screen for Down Syndrome, chromosomal abnormalities, and other conditions that can affect the health of a fetus. In this blog post, we will discuss what PDG is in greater detail and the importance of understanding this protein during pregnancy. We will also review the testing methods used to test for PDG levels, the implications of abnormal PDG levels, and the importance of seeking medical advice for any concerns about PDG levels. By the end of this blog post, you should have a better understanding of what PDG is, how it is tested for, and what it means for
When could Progesterone (PDG) help me on my TTC journey?
How Progesterone (PDG) helps you through 3 possible results
First off, if an ovulation test reveals no LH surge but a PDG positive result, you most likely ovulated during this ovulation cycle. With that information, you can focus on the following causes:
How do I check my PdG level?
PdG levels in your urine are determined by PdG tests using a testing strip.
That means, you guessed it, peeing on a stick.
If you test first thing in the morning, you will receive the most accurate results.
Most tests advise testing every morning for about four days starting about a week after you anticipate ovulating.
What should PdG be if pregnant?
Can PdG confirm pregnancy?
What does PdG positive mean?
What does PdG mean in pregnancy?