Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

pregnancy fundal height chart

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 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.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 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
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 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.
Dr. Vakas Sial
24 years experience Internal Medicine
20 weeks gestation: In clinical practice, recording the actual fundal height measurement from the palpable top of the uterus to the superior edge of the pubic symphysis i ... Read More
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
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 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
2
2 thanks
A male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Takes a while: Massaging it helps it to go down
1
1 thank
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
39 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
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Within 3 wks: This is a rough guideline that obstetricians follow after 20wks. A three week discrepancy is acceptable and if greater, should prompt need for ultraso ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month