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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Pregnancy: Intrauterine gestation simply means the age of the uterine developing fetus. The age of the fetus is based on the number of weeks.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes -relax.: Intrauterine means that the pregnancy is where it is supposed to be: inside your womb. The estimated gestational age is the result of measurements of ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It means size compatible with a 17 week, 6 day fetus. It also means a single fetus within the uterus.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes there: Is a substantial difference in size and the formation of extremities during the tenth week, closure of the neural tibe (spine) and facial formation am ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Hopefully not: Sounds like you are in good hands. Have faith that if you miscarry something is not right. All the best and god bless!
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Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Preg bleeding: Some times you bleed for a few months during pregnancy. But you should check with your obgyn that it's not a threatened abortion.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Dorn
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
About double: At 14 weeks a fetus is about 3.5" from head to butt, and around 5.5" at 18 weeks, almost twice as long. We don't measure head to toe since they are ra ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on interprt: The 18 wk fetus is 25% longer but 3x heavier(~3- ~10oz).
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, however: the ultrasound measurement of the fetus is the most accurate method to calculate the due date.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There is very limitless variation at this time.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barend jacobus Stander
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Fast growers: The ultrasound uses fetal size to predict the age,eg BPD FL etc. it is true about the fast growth rate. The crown rump length at 6w is less than bpd a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
23mm vs 57mm: The crown rump length of a 9 week fetus is 23mm (0.9 in). A 12 week fetus has a crl of 57mm (2.24 in). This does not include the length of the legs wh ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
120 to 160 b.p.m.: 120 to 160 beats per minute.

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