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How Big Is A Fetus At 29 Weeks Gestation
I am 29 weeks pregs. Fetal gestational age is already above 31 weeks. But my uterus size is only 27-28 weeks. I hope things are normal. Pls advice?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
No.: That is close to an 11 week fetus. Far too large for an 8-9 week gestation. ...Read more
Can 12 week dating scan be off by 2 weeks? Could a 10 week gestational age fetus measure as big as 5.6cm?
Yes: Ultrasound scanning is related to the skill of the sonographer. Typically a 10 week scan has three days of error built in when the test is performed vaginally. There is more error with an abdominal ultrasound. Average crown rump length at ten weeks is approximately 3-4cm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the gestational age of a fetus measured by how big it is?If so, can't some fetuses be bigger than others which can cause due dates to be off?
Would there be a (big) difference in the measurement if a 12wk old fetus compared to a 9wk old fetus? The gestational age would be determined in u/s?
Yes: An first trimester sonogram is fairly accurate at dating a pregnancy (within a margin of error of about a week). At 12 weeks menstrual age with a viable pregnancy a sonogram measurement of 9 weeks would change the dating of the pregnancy and your due date should be based on that sonogram. Later sonograms should not change this established date. ...Read more
Yesterday they did a us it show 5wk gestation sac no fetal pole my big is 4446.2 when did i concieve what's my due date i need serious help please?
Is there a big difference in fetal development and maturation if a baby was born at 31 weeks compared to 35.5 weeks?
yes: You are talking about a difference of about ten percent and the difference between the two gestational ages is significant. Most 35 weekers will do ok from a lung perspective but many 31 weekers will have resp. Issues. Both are preemie but one is much closer to term. ...Read more
Need more info: It matters much more that the fetus has reached a gestational age of 29 weeks, where survival is extremely good. Also, a fetal weight of 1000gm at 29 weeks is 15%ile and not abnormal. Whoever is asking needs to ask their ob/gyn. ...Read more
I am 29 weeks & 4 days, today done scan & findings - single viable gestation in cephalic presentation - gestational age 28-29 weeks. Help 2 understand?
What does it mean if I am 29 weeks pregnant an my sons fetus is on the larger side but his amniotic fluid is to low?
Did you discuss with: Your OB as your OB should have already discussed the possible causes, and plan of action for the rest of your pregnancy and your OB should be consulting with a peri-natologist, it depends how low the fluid is cause usually low fluid is ass with a smaller than normal baby, could be a problem with baby's kidneys or not and if the fluid gets too low you may need early delivery so call your OB tom am! ...Read more
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