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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Takes a while: Massaging it helps it to go down
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
None: An 8 week uterus is usually not popping out of the pelvis yet - if you are thin then it may be palpable above the pubic bone.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It means little: Fundal height generally approximates but does not always correlate to the actual gestational age. The measurement that you describe, I am assuming, is ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not much: As long as us looks ok, and all evidence shows baby is healthy and growing, thats good. No test is 100% perfect and there are no 100% guarantees even ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your: Ob they know you and exactly what the scan showed, and your OB should ahve discussed the scan with you already !it doesn't matter that your next appt ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Top of the uterus: Fundal height refers to the location of the top of your uterus. This is a quick and easy way to confirm that the uterus is growing normally. We start ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Measuring tape: Use the centimeter side and measure from the middle of the pubic bone (place the zero there) to the top of the curve of the uterus. In general the num ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
21 weeks: Fundal height is measured from the pubic bone to the top of the uterus. The number in centimeters usually correlates pretty well with the number of we ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
About 12 weeks: It begins to peek out from under the bones in your abdomen and it's height can be followed.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Nonspecific: If your dates are good stick with 30 weeks. If not so sure split the difference 31 weeks. The fundal height is subject to interpretation and not spe ... Read More
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