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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Gardner
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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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Everyone is differen: The cm to week measure doesn't really apply till 24 weeks and greater. The location of the umbilicus to top of uterus, is a crude, old standard that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
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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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
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About 12 weeks: It begins to peek out from under the bones in your abdomen and it's height can be followed.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
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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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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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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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Takes a while: Massaging it helps it to go down
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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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

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