I went in for the second blood draw to check the level of hCG in my body. Ideally you would like to see the number double at a rate of every 48-72 hours. My first blood draw was on Friday morning so that put today’s test almost exactly at 72 hours.
First beta-hCG at 9 days post transfer: 126 mIU/ml
Second beta-hCG at 12 days post transfer: 490 mIU/ml
Woo! This little bean is growing! Now, we just wait to hear from Dr. Vaughn with what his orders are.
Here is some information for a reference point on what those numbers mean:
This table shows the normal hCG levels during pregnancy for each week from your last menstrual period, according to the American Pregnancy Association:
|Weeks from last menstrual period||Normal hCG levels (mlU/ml)|