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Managing Gestational Diabetes (Checklist)

Attend a diabetic counseling and nutrition class
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Ask about fetal monitoring and biophysical profiles
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Is it good if the gestational sac was found?

Is it good if the gestational sac was found?

Probably: I would need to know more about the situation to know for sure. In general its a good thing to see the gestational sac on ultrasound. Its better if you also see a fetal pole and a heart-beat but these are seen a little later in pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How many weeks would a 5 mm gestational sac be?

How many weeks would a 5 mm gestational sac be?

Approxiamtely 5 wks: A gestational sac of 5 mm would correspond with a pregnancy of approximately 5 weeks. ...Read more

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Empty gestational sac at 5 weeks, is this normal?

Empty gestational sac at 5 weeks, is this normal?

Yes: The yolk sac typically appears at 5 1/2 weeks, and the embryo by 6 weeks, on transvaginal ultrasound, so 'empty' sac at 5 weeks can be normal. ...Read more

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How far along is a gestational sac measuring 13mm?

How far along is a gestational sac measuring 13mm?

I'd guess: Around 5 weeks as counted from the last menstrual period, but gestational sac size varies widely and is not a very good measure of gestational age. ...Read more

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What does an abnormal gestational sac look like at 8 weeks?

What does an abnormal gestational sac look like at 8 weeks?

Depends: It could be small or irregular in shape. It should contain the pregnancy with a heartbeat. So if there was no heartbeat or no pregnancy inside the sac that would also be abnormal. Also the size could be smaller than expected. ...Read more

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What size should gestational sac be at 5 weeks 4 days?4 mm ok?

What size should gestational sac be at 5 weeks 4 days?4 mm ok?

? Dating Criteria: 4mm is more common for about 4'6 to 5' but could be normal at 5'4. It's certainly not far off. The ? Though is how were the dates defined and how accurate are they? Only time will tell. Know it's hard to wait. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What size should a gestational sac be at 5 weeks 4 days? Is 4 mm ok?

What size should a gestational sac be at 5 weeks 4 days? Is 4 mm ok?

Mean sac diameter: The msd is one measurement used to estimate gestational age. The crown rump length is more accurate once a fetal pole is visible. General rule of thumb with msd is to add 30 days to the # of mm's. A sac of 4 mm would, therefore, suggest age of 34 days or approximately 4 weeks 6 days. You may just be earlier than you think, which happens quite often. ...Read more

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I passed a gestational sac that was about 1 in. How far along could I have been?

I passed a gestational sac that was about 1 in. How far along could I have been?

Estimation of Dates: I am soryy to hear that you have had a miscarridge. The best estimation of dates is obtained from the time of last menstral period. The size of the gestational sack would not give us any accurate information of dates, but a small sack would be unlikely to be more than a few weeks old. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gestational sac is measuring 6.6 mm. told I have an irregular sac?

Can you tell me about gestational sac is measuring 6.6 mm. told I have an irregular sac?

Possible miscarriage: Rechecking, HCG levels, and sonograms may help get answers. ...Read more

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What size should the gestational sac be at 7.5 weeks? Is there a concern with a small sac?

What size should the gestational sac be at 7.5 weeks? Is there a concern with a small sac?

Gestational sac size: What we should see at 7.5 weeks is a developing fetus with cardiac activity and a crown-rump length consistent with the menstrual cycle or fertility treatments. This is more important than the actual sac size. If the heartbeat was seen then there is a viable pregnancy. ...Read more

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A gestational sac measuring 12.37mm is I how many weeks approximately? I thought I was 5 weeks 2 days.

Patience is Key: It is best to calculate your pregnancy age by measuring the crown rump length which can be done in 2 more weeks after the embryo and heart beat are seen. Measuring Gestational sac is not that accurate for dating a pregnancy. So, please see your doctor in 2 weeks. Take Care. ...Read more

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Is a 15mm irregular shaped empty gestational sac at 4 weeks bad? Can the sac become normal with time? Is something wrong?

Is a 15mm irregular shaped empty gestational sac at 4 weeks bad? Can the sac become normal with time? Is something wrong?

Gestational sac: If the gestational sac does not show a fetal pole at 4 weeks and certainly a heartbeat by 4-6 weeks it is not likely a viable pregnancy, i'm sorry. ...Read more

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Last week u/s showed gestational sac of 4 CMS and this week 3.4 CMS. I am 9 week 1 day. how can gestational sac decreased in size?

Lack of fluid/growth: Gestational sacs can decrease week to week when there is a lack of continued fetal development or amniotic fluid is being lost. ...Read more