10 weeks pregnant

Woman with morning sickness

Morning sickness

More than 50% of all pregnant women experience morning sickness, which is one of the most well-known pregnancy symptoms. However, those of you who suffer with morning sickness know that it can actually last all day long. As the day progresses the nausea and vomiting usually eases up, but unfortunately there are exceptions to the […]

lavatory sign

hCG: human chorionic gonadotropin

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is the king of all pregnancy hormones, so much so that some people call it “the announcer of pregnancy”. From the moment you conceive your body starts to produce hCG, therefore it is the hormone that all pregnancy tests measure in order to determine if you are pregnant or not. hCG […]

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