A member asked:

On my previous miscarriage the ultrasound said it was 6 weeks and 4 days whilst i was 10 weeks and a1 pregnant how is that possible?

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Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie answered

Specializes in Gynecology

At 6 wks no growth: Sadly it appears from what you describe that your pregnancy only grew to 6 wks and then stopped - this is around the time that the most critical structures are developing (heart, kidneys ) . Importantly the uterus sometimes doesn't get the signal that the fetus stopped, and while the pregnancy will appear to keep going, the pregnancy is nonviable. This can make a pregnancy of 10 wks be only at 6.

Answered 5/19/2016

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