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Fetal Growth In Pregnancy
6 weeks pregnant & have lost all symptoms. High-risk pregnancy with possible slow fetal growth according to OB. Am I facing the loss of this baby?
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
MF/placental factors: Maternal-fetal and placental etiologies can all cause fetal growth restriction. Severa fetal syndromes can lead to fgr (e.g. Down, patau, triploidy, edwards, noonan's, digeorge). Multifetal pregnancies are at increased risk for fgr; this can result in fetal demise, fetal brain injury, cerebral palsy or even normal outcomes in non-syndromic cases. Placental infarcts, hypertension, lupus: culprits. ...Read more
32-36 week scan.: A third trimester sonogram can help evaluate fetal growth if previous sonograms have established the due date with accuracy. Fetal biometry and anatomy is reviewed at each such scan. Many intestinal and urological anomalies can be thus detected, as they only show up in the third trimester. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fetal growth: Is this for you or a child. I can't answer without that info. ...Read more
What happens if baby drops from fetal growth percentile in 4 weeks but is still within the 10 and 90%? Is that a reason for concern?
No concern: The ultrasound measurements can vary from one test to the next. In the last month or two of pregnancy, ultrasound "guesses" about baby's size and weight can be off by quite a bit. It is not perfect technology. As long as the baby does not drop below the 10th percentile it should be fine. It sounds like you are being followed closely, which is good. Good luck. ...Read more
If there are similar patterns in fetal growth before14 wks, then why would a dr. Say that u could really be11wks or13wks? If u measure 12wk, r u really?
Measurement error: Dating a pregnancy by ultrasound relies on measuring the length of specific structures. There is some variability in the normal range of size of these structures and some variability in the ability of the ultrasound to identify and measure this correctly. Thus there will be error in the "guess" of the age of the pregnancy. In the 2nd trimester, that error is about +/- 2 weeks. ...Read more
There's an app, also: http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy-week-by-week. It'd be good if all women of child-bearing age took daily Folate (folic acid) supplements, protected themselves from " the flu", planned their pregnancies, knew that 4 standard alcoholic drinks = a binge in women & understood that the fetal brain & spinal cord start forming at 3 weeks & other organs between 3- 10 weeks after conception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fetal growth on the 28th percentile considered normal? I'm 28w2d today. Do i need more calories? Doctor told me everything is good but i worry iugr
From 10 to 90: Percentile is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
10+-6days weeks pregnancy crl 3.9.Fhs 162.Growth of fetus is acc to gestational age .Is growth normal♥?
Yes: If the report says the growth is accurate to gestational age then that is the same thing as saying that the fetal growth is normal. ...Read more
Can exercising and losing weight before you find out pregnancy, can it affected fetus growth? Lmp was june 7 could i had conceived before that ?
Delisprin: I suspect you mean delisprin which is a brand name for Aspirin in some countries. Aspirin is used in pregnancy for certain conditions -- usually involving clotting dysfunction. Please clarify with your doctor why you were prescribed this. It is common but you need to feel comfortable with your doctors advice and make sure you understand the plan. ...Read more
My wife is now her 29th week of pregnancy.As per the 7th month scan report fetal shows 30.6 week growth & also having excess amniotic fluid - 25.36cm?
Are fibroids from pregnancies and maybe fetal tissue? Are the growths the result of a miscarriage and are embryonic? Is it from aggressive sex?
If my ultrasound showed a crown rump length of 4 mm before I miscarried - could I still have a complete molar pregnancy? I know for Partial molar, you might see a fetus with other growth. My question is - does "something" that showed a crown rump length
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