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where is my baby located at 18 weeks pregnant

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Always: Mistakes on gender using ultrasound are always possible. I have delivered an 18 weeks stillborn whose sex could not be determined by looking at the ge ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Metronidazole is not: absolutely contraindicated during pregnancy, but should be used with caution. Make sure your doctor knows you're pregnant and discusses the risks and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What is important: is the size of your uterus - not the size of your abdomen. Take care.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
See below: These are always tough questions and need to be discussed with her OB and surgeon. In capable hands, laparascopic cholecystectomy in the middle trimes ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Normal: the cervix often soften during pregnancy
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Schappa
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Midway: At 12 weeks the top of the uterus is at the level of the pubic bone. At 20 weeks it's at the level of the belly button. At 16 weeks it's in between th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fetal size: Check out this great site: http://www.Whattoexpect.Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/week-18.Aspx the baby would be about 5.5 inches long and about 5 ounce ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Four months is enough time to have physically healed and to try again. I am so sorry for your loss. Sometimes it takes a little longer for the heart t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Near your navel: At 19 weeks your uterus should be around or just below your navel.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, and I wish you: A successful pregnancy and a healthy baby. I'm so sorry about your last pregnancy.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience Gynecology
See below: Your uterus will be in the middle of your abdomen/pelvis about half way between your pubic bone and belly button. By 20 weeks it will be at the level ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Baby growth?: If you are saying your belly seems small compared to others at 31 weeks, then i would reassure you & say that appearances vary greatly at this point i ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
30 weeks ultrasound: The error in the ultrasound measurements at 30 weeks is +/- 3wk. If you had an early scan that confirmed your dates, it is more accurate for dating. I ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fetus: If the pregnancy is normal the fetus will be in the uterus throughout the pregnancy. There are extra-uterine pregnancies, but these are abnormal and ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not necessarily.: It depends on your other obstetrical outcomes too; your history does not mean you have an incompetent cervix that merits cervical cerclage placement. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
see site: You can use this through out your pregnancy: http://www.Whattoexpect.Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/landing.Aspx.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Preeclampsia: Yes, your condition may cause a fetal delay. Make sure your still under the care if your
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I'm sorry for your loss. It's okay for you to try to conceive again.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not clear history: Sorry about your loss. If all 3 pregnancy were spontaneously aborted at 20 weeks or earlier, it's a high risk of chromosomal abnormalities of the fet ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
LMP: Gestational age is counted as of the first day of the last menstrual period. While a woman gets pregnant after ovulating roughly two weeks after her ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Less than for normal: The quoted risk at 44 is 1/100 while 45 jumps to 1/50.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A little early: Typically women start to feel the baby move between 18-22 weeks. The husbands can usually feel it a little later although this will depend on the moth ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Fundal height : As a rule of thumb 20 weeks is at the belly button so 17 weeks should be about 3 cm below the belly button but it is not exact
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