During conception and through gestation, there are a group of hormones that are key in a pregnancy. The next contributions will focus on these hormones. This group of “pregnancy hormones” assist in early pregnancy and are: human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Progesterone, Relaxin, Estrogen, and Prolactin. What is hCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is the “pregnancy hormone” that is made up of cells generated by the placenta. As days of gestation progress, . . .