Progesterone supplementation is one of the most commonly used fertility therapies. It is used for support of natural pregnancies and for patients at risk for hormonally caused miscarriages. Most IVF centers in the world treat all IVF patients who are pregnant with progesterone supplements but it is very controversial how long to use it. There can be a month’s difference of opinions of when is safe to stop!
Fertility and Sterility’s October, 2012 feature article author interview. Video and New Media editor Steven Palter interviews Juan Garcia Velasco, the Medical Director of IVI in Madrid Spain his randomized trial of of early discontinuation of progesterone in IVF vs standard therapy.