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I am 6 weeks pregnant according to my LMP edd but ultrasound scan shows only 3 weeks. Is it normal?

I am 6 weeks pregnant according to my LMP edd but ultrasound scan shows only 3 weeks. Is it normal?

GOw/ultrasound but..: At this early stage of pregnancy the ultra-sound is very accurate at predicting due date (edc) +/- 5-7 days . However '3 weeks pregnancy' is still too early to tell much so i would recommend another ultrasound in 3 weeks (@ 6 weeks to document fetal heart tones). The edc needs to be confirmed. Congrats! and good luck. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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6 weeks pregnant (conception date). transabdominal ultrasound doesn't show anything. possible etopic? no s/s of ectopic.

6 weeks pregnant (conception date).  transabdominal ultrasound doesn't show anything.  possible etopic?  no s/s of ectopic.

Different ultrasound: at 6 week gestation, your developing baby would be no larger than a pencil eraser and could easily be missed on a transabdominal ultrasound which depends on the skill of the of the ultrasonographer. Performing a transvaginal ultrasound would be another option. Waiting and repeating the transabdominal may be a good option as well, and your obstetrician should be able to help guide the choice. ...Read more

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Im only 6 weeks pregnant but im already starting to show..Also no sore breast.Is that normal?

Im only 6 weeks pregnant but im already starting to show..Also no sore breast.Is that normal?

Unusual: 6 weeks is atypical to show. Raises question that something might be going on ---fibroids in uterus or ovarian cyst. That said, some women are much more aware of their bodies with subsequent pregnancies, and therefore could be nothing. ...Read more

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Briefly, what, if any, are the indications one might have an incompetent cervix prior to pregnancy? Or can any early symptoms show in 1st trimester?

Briefly, what, if any, are the indications one might have an incompetent cervix prior to pregnancy? Or can any early symptoms show in 1st trimester?

Past history: One of the problems with cervical incompetence is that there are no symptoms or tests that detect it until the cervix begins to shorten. Clinical history must be the guide. Risk factors include a previous 2nd trimester loss, cervical surgery, collagen vascular disease and others. ...Read more

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Can you take pin x when 6 weeks pregnant?

Can you take pin x when 6 weeks pregnant?

Pregnancy category C: Pin X is a medication which is pregnancy category C which means it can be used if necessary and the benefits out weigh the risks. It is safest to avoid any medications which are not absolutely necessary in the first trimester. Discuss it with your doctor. Good luck. Your baby is lucky that you care enough and are smart enough to ask! ...Read more