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Normal estradiol levels day 3?

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Published on 24 May 2019

Normal estradiol levels day 3

Normal estradiol levels day 3

A miracle for all the aspiring parents, IVF is a costly and tiresome process. It involves various steps through which one has to go for a proper and successful assisted pregnancy. You as a going-to-be parent have to go through a certain number of tests which will lead to further decisions. This step of screening becomes very essential when it concerns the mother.

The mother has to get through certain blood tests during their menstrual cycle to keep a check on their hormones. Keeping in mind that their hormone levels will decide the amount of stimulation and its effectiveness for egg retrieval, this step becomes crucial. Among these tests, those performed on the cycle day 3 hold a special significance.

Checked for Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Estradiol, and Luteinizing Hormone (LH) day 3 tests generally focus on any future complications that are possible during pregnancy. Estradiol or E2 is one hormone that is essentially looked for so that the doctors can decide the amount of stimulation required by your body.

Here is everything that you must know about it.


On the second or the third day of the menstrual blood flow, a blood test is performed to look out and measure the level of certain hormones. One of these hormones is estradiol or E2 that is the most important form of estrogen which is responsible for secondary sexual developments including the enlargement of breasts, uterus, fallopian tube, and vagina.

Primarily made in and released from the ovaries, adrenal cortex and the placenta, any imbalance in this hormones foes not necessarily affect the IVF treatment but indicates certain conditions.


Knowing the importance of this hormones, it becomes crucial to know the correct normal level of estradiol on day 3. This range is 25-75pg/ml.

If your levels are on the lower side, then it is better for stimulating. On the other hand, if the levels are abnormally high then there is a higher risk of functional cyst or Diminished ovarian reserve.

Based on these levels, your doctor decides the amount of stimulation required for the next step.