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Table 1 Changes (mean ± SE) in the maternal weight gain (g) and implantation (%) in pregnant albino rats after injection of low and high doses of progesterone

From: Prenatal exposure to exogenous progesterone adversely affects fetal development in Albino rats

  Control Treated
Low dose, 1.8 mg/200 g bw High dose, 3.6 mg/200 g bw
Initial body weight (g) 211.0± 8.04 201.25 ± 13.38 212.08± 9.57
Final body weight (g) 265.5± 10.94 261.33 ± 11.69 281.00± 10.12
Maternal weight gain (g) 54.58± 7.09 60.08 ± 5.70 68.92± 4.67
Body weight gain (%) 25.90% 29.90% 32.50%
Implantation (%) 88.96 ± 6.17 89.17 ± 3.11 82.09 ± 5.32