Has anyone experienced dropping progesterone levels at week 9 (IVF)? Doc had me on progesterone shots until last week, and this week i was supposed to be graduating to my regular OB, but now my RE wants to put me on progesterone suppositories. Really worried…. 😭

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Did you stop the shots yet? Mine went down to like 13 when I stopped around 9 or 10 weeks. I only know because I had my OB check at my first appt after graduating from RE because I was paranoid. They don’t usually check.


I have not but I'll be in the same boat in 10 days at my last RE appointment. My clinic hasn't even checked my progesterone levels since the day of the transfer, but I'm assuming they will before I stop the PIO

Good luck!!!


Yup. Doc had me stop at week 8. And now I’m week 9 and they just did my blood today as the “last” apt and my progesterone went down to 10.

I also had a dip. I freaked out at 10 weeks and made my OB test and freaked when it was only 12. Her take - your placenta should be taking over - and if your placenta cannot produce enough progesterone, there are other fundamental issues with placental quality that will prevent a healthy pregnancy (ie, suppositories wouldn’t solve it)

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