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I am currently using a natural progesterone cream that my chiropractor recommended. After talking with my midwife, we thought that my previous miscarraiges were probably because of low progesterone and we're hoping that this will help. I did have some blood tests done and I'm assuming progesterone was normal or they would've called me back. Should I insist on more bloodwork to make sure the progesterone is staying high? Have any of you been on the prog. suppositories? How many mg of prog are you getting in those? I'm wondering about how my dose compares. I'm currently rubbing about 480 mg into my skin split up over the day.<br><br>
Thanks!!<br><br>
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i wish i could help, but i am completely clueless. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:
 

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Thank Tia!! I'm clueless too. You think I'd have learned some of this after my first three were born!! But we moved and I have a new midwife.<br><br>
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I'm on progesterone but I'm taking it in the form of a pill called Prometrium. I take one 100mg pill in the evening and will continue until I'm 14 weeks.<br>
I haven't had any real side effects from it except a dampened appetite.
 

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I'm on progesterone supplements - in the form of a chocolate (yes, chocolate!) square that I let dissolve under my tongue every night before bed. If it will make you feel better I would request that your levels be re-checked just to make sure your progesterone is staying where it should. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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There is a pharmacist my OB uses who specially makes them for his patients. Believe me, you are not missing out on anything - you can't really taste them since they go under your tongue. Which is a good thing because they taste terrible!
 

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I'm taking the Prometrium pills as well each night, and my levels are rising. I have heard that the cream doesn't really work very well (on this site and elsewhere). I asked my midwife about it, and she said she wouldn't feel comfortable giving it because of that. The side effects for me have been moodiness and constipation (UGH!!!!).<br><br>
Also, I would call to get your results and insist on getting repeat bloodwork. I've had mine tested three times this week - and the midwife suggested it, not me. Like you, I've had a few m/c, so that's the reason why they keep testing.<br><br>
Good luck...I hope everything works out for you.
 
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