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Luteal Phase Deficiency | Missing Piece| Unexplained Infertility
Luteal Phase Deficiency
Countless hours, blogs and forums have been dedicated to infertility and the potential source as a luteal phase deficiency.  Luteal phase deficiency (LPD), or a lack of progesterone has been…
Progesterone and its Role in Pregnancy
Progesterone is a hormone produced by the ovaries and later, if pregnancy occurs, by the placenta. Progesterone is essential to achieve and maintain a healthy pregnancy. In the second half…
Progesterone Support in IVF
Progesterone is critical for the establishment and continuation of a successful pregnancy. Exogenous progesterone has been given in IVF since IVF’s inception. The reason was thought to be due to…