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High Uterus During Pregnancy
32 centimeters: The fundal height is measured from the top of the pubic bone to the top of the uterus. At about 20 weeks gestation the top of the uterus is typically 20 centimeters above the pubis - and from that time until about 34 weeks the uterus will grow at about one centimeter each week. By 32 weeks the uterus should measure about 32 centimeters above the pubis. ...Read more
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
Before pregnancy: The endometrial lining of your uterus actually thickens in the second half of your menstrual cycle (the secretory phase) after ovulation, in preparation for pregnancy, as a result of an increase in the hormone progesterone. If you do not get pregnant, your Progesterone level drops, and your uterine lining sheds and is expelled during menses (your period). The cycle then starts over. ...Read more
Fist sized: some people will also compare it to a small pear ...Read more
Uterine rupture.: A thinned (presumably from a prior cesarean section scar) lower uterus can lead to rupture that can prove catastrophic or even lethal for fetus and/or mother. Consult with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist if that is your diagnosis and avoid labor if clinically possible/desirable. ...Read more
Potentially Serious: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) infection is one of the most common viral sexually transmitted diseases worldwide. A pregnant female who has genital herpes during pregnancy must seek an immediate medical attention, as this infection may be potentially fatal to the fetus. Therefore, please inform your physician of this immediately. ...Read more
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Could a uterus polym of 0.5mm cause a problem during pregnancy? A miscarriage? Should it be removed or its too small it might go away with pregnancy
I have read a high soft closed uterus could be a sign of pregnancy. Is this true? Negative test but late period.
No: A normal uterus could be soft and likely closed. Even a uterus prior to labor would be closed. The terms high, soft and closed used together is usually denoted to describe the cervix in someone who is pregnant and how her dilation, change of cervix or status of cervix is. So, it is not a sign of pregnancy. ...Read more
I am a high risk pregnancy with 3 prior c sections and I have been feeling pain in my uterus it aches with pressure when I stand and when I sit ?
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I have a septate hymen (is now sub septate, hangs down from the opening). Is it true I am at high risk for double uterus or pregnancy complications?
4 dpo, Sore breasts/nipples, heavy feeling in uterus, high cervix, milly whit discharge...could these be early pregnancy signs? Or just pms?
Hmmm...: There are no pregnancy signs 4 days after ovulation (if the egg was fertilized, the body doesn't know it yet, as the egg is just a few cells and floating downstream). If one is having pregnancy signs, they would be from a pregnancy created earlier, such as last month or the month before. ...Read more
Is it normal for the top of the uterus to be 2 to 3 inches higher than the belly button during pregnancy #3 with a singleton?
As the uterus expands during pregnancy with baby inside, what happens to the Fallopian tubes? Do they get crushed by the growing uterus or baby?
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