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Old 01-03-2005, 08:18 PM   #1
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I have a question. When does the placenta take over? I have heard 10th week and then 12th week?? I know the baby is not a fetus until the end of the 10th week (am I right on that??) any info would be great!!

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Old 01-03-2005, 08:27 PM   #2
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Re: Placenta

I think the yolk sac goes away n the placenta takes over around the 10th week

Old 01-03-2005, 08:31 PM   #3
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Re: Placenta

yea I read that too. hmmmmmm Thanks--racheal

Old 01-04-2005, 08:36 PM   #4
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Re: Placenta

I know that with my pregnancy, I had to take micronized progesterone because of a deficiency. I took it until week 13, and by that time the doctor said that my placenta should be producing enough progesterone on its own. So , maybe 13 weeks is the answer. Not positive though.

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