WHAT IS PREGNANCY HORMONE? WHY IT IS CALLED SO? NAME TWO SOURCES OF THIS HORMONE IN HUMAN FEMALE?

the hormones which are produced only during pregnancy are known as pregnancy hormone.HCG, HPL and relaxine hormones are pregnancy hormones.two sources of these hormones are- ovary and placenta.

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Pregnancy hormones are those hormones that are produced only during the phase of the pregnancy.

Placenta acts as endocrine tissues and release hormones like Human Chorionic Gonadortropin (HCG), Human Placental Lactogen (HPL), eostrogens, progestogens etc...

Moreover, Ovary secretes a hormone in the later phase of the pregnancy called Relaxin.

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Hormones like HPL, HCG, estrogen, progesterone and relaxin are pregnancy hormones. HCP, hcg are secreted by placenta which also act as endocrine gland. While relaxin is secreted by ovary
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Progesterone is known as the pregnancy hormone. It is because it prepares the uterus for implantation of the blastocyst to the uterine wall and helps in the formation of the placenta. Corpus luteum and placenta are the two sources of this hormone  
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The hormone which is generated only at the time of pregnancy is called as pregnancy hormone. The HPL, HCG as well as relaxine hormones are pregnancy hormones. The two hormone sources are placenta and ovary.
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