I have 8 months old baby girl C section delivery

Patient

Q: I have 8 months old baby girl. C section delivery. Now i am pregnant again. My last lmp ia 7.02.2015. My bhcg is 749 at 5 th week. Is it normal? Can i continue my pregnancy? Or any complications with scar? I m also breastfeeding to my baby. Please suggest what can i do?

Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us,

Here is a chart of hCG levels in weeks from LMP (gestational age)** :

3 weeks LMP: 5 – 50 mIU/ml
4 weeks LMP: 5 – 426 mIU/ml
5 weeks LMP: 18 – 7,340 mIU/ml
6 weeks LMP: 1,080 – 56,500 mIU/ml
7 – 8 weeks LMP: 7, 650 – 229,000 mIU/ml
9 – 12 weeks LMP: 25,700 – 288,000 mIU/ml
13 – 16 weeks LMP: 13,300 – 254,000 mIU/ml
17 – 24 weeks LMP: 4,060 – 165,400 mIU/ml
25 – 40 weeks LMP: 3,640 – 117,000 mIU/ml

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