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Fundal height at 14 weeks

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Gardner
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: It may have affected the measurement. I would wait until my next check. If you are still measuring more, i would suggest asking for a sonogram because... Read More
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Exam or sonogram: A full bladder could make a pelvic exam more challenging for the doctor. It would not affect the measurements of a sonogram. If you are unsure how far... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Baby measurement: We measure from the pubic bone just below the bladder to the top of the uterus. After 20 weeks, you should measure a centimeter for every week. You ... Read More
Dr. Alysia Townsend
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Uterine measurement: The fundal height, which usually is measured after 20 weeks of pregnancy, is the length in CM from your pubic bone to the top of your uterus. It is a... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Takes a while: Massaging it helps it to go down
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
Family Medicine 39 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moritz Bartels
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Plus/minus 2cm: The fundal height should not vary more than two centimeters from what your gestational age is at the time. Your doctor would probably order an ultraso... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
About 12 weeks: It begins to peek out from under the bones in your abdomen and it's height can be followed.

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