As the PP poster has said, try not to worry. I don't think HCG levels are even routinely monitored here in the UK- the only time we get them tested if we agree to the combined blood/NT test at 12 weeks. Your HCG is only slightly above what the normal value anyway- 27K is not a lot when your talking numbers in the region of 300K. Good luck for your test though. x
I really would try NOT to worry about this yet. I didn't have bloods taken for hcg during early pregnancy but recently had my NT scan come back with a measurement of 3.5mm. My BHCG was 0.97 MoM which is pretty much normal. In my case, my HCG has no bearing on the NT measurement.
They take into account a combination of your age, weight, whether you smoke, previous history of trisomy problems, the gestational age of the baby, the NT measurement, the HCG level and the Papp-a level.
My combination gave me a 1:11 chance of having a baby with DS and we'll be doing an amnio in 3 weeks time.
HCG is only one part of a very long list of things they take into consideration.
I think your jumping the gun. Your right only time will tell. There's so many combinations of what's good and what's abnormal for the nt test blood results. You can have high pap a and high hcg, low pap a and low hcg, or one high and one low (and vice versa). Because you know your one hcg does not give any information to what your possible nt results would be. There's just too many variables. And even if you had a "bad" combo that doesn't mean something is wrong anyways it has to be combined with the ultrasound findings.
Thank you everyone. I am trying to stay calm, positive, and just wait to see what happens.
ChattyB@ I hope everything is ok with your amnio. I saw online that 9 out of 10 babies with a measurement between 2.5mm and 3.5mm will be completely normal. If you don't mind me asking, how old are you?
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