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How Big Is A Fetus At 29 Weeks Gestation
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
Can't Measure: We do not measure gestational sac size at 18 weeks. Routine measurements at 18 weeks are biparietal diameter (bpd) head circumference (hc), abdominal circumference (ac), and femur length (fl). Gestational sac size is not measured after 9 weeks when it averages about 33mms. Typically, the size of the pregnant uterus should be about an inch below the umbilicus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
33wks pregnant, U/S showed baby was 4lbs 11oz 50th% and measuring a day ahead. Is that a BIG baby or average?
50th% is the average: 50th percentile is the average. Right in the middle. Ballpark for normal birth weight is 5 pounds 8 Oz to 8 pounds 5 Oz. ...Read more
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How could warfarin effect an embryo that is 2 weeks old in fetal age (4 weeks gestational)? There isn't even a placenta yet
Great question: This assumes that you know exactly when you conceived. We see women all the time who have incorrect dates based on irregular timing of ovulation, conception and implantation. The fact is, warfarin is 'teratogenic' in the first trimester. Why would you take this risk? Talk to an mfm specialist. ...Read more
Is 14 weeks too early for the routine anatomy ultrasound? Is there a big difference in fetal size at 14 weeks and 18 wks?
Philosophical questi: That is not really fully a medical question - various factors come into play based on peoples upbringing and religious/moral beliefs. Some consider conception the beginning of life - some consider the baby only when it reaches the age where it is "viable" outside of mom (somewhere in the 24-26 week gestation). ...Read more
Is it possible to not have fetal pole with a 13mm gestational sac and within a weeks time a fetal pole is seen?
Pregnancy: You shouls see a fetal pole when the gestational sac measures 18-20 mm. With a sac of 13 mm you should see a yolk sac. ...Read more
Gestational sac measuring two weeks smaller than baby. Baby measuring normal for dates and hb is good. Why is the sac so small and is this a bad sign?
Small gest sac: Would not be too concerned about sac size. If CRL is appropriate and HB is good those are very good signs. Be patient. Too early yet to tell much. Hope this helps. Best of luck. And Congratulations! ...Read more
3 to 3.5 pounds: The average fetal weight at 33 weeks is 3 to 3.5 pounds. But a fetus could be smaller or larger and still be normal. ...Read more
Premie baby: Yes. Absolutely. The biggest and most important issue is that a 31 week baby does not gave matured lungs. The lung maturation that happens near the end of term is vital for health outside of the mother's body! ...Read more
Big fetus: The most weiht gian is yet to come! are you a gestational diabetic or diabetic? Then you cna expect ur baby to be over weight when born. ...Read more
Pregnancy: With a fetal heart rate at 6 weeks the chances of miscarriage are reduced significantly: to around 3 to 5%. Factors which increase the risk of miscarriage include prior obstetric history (like if the patient has had recurrent miscarriage), any systemic medical illnesses. And advanced maternal age. Good prenatal care is important to improve the chances of a successful pregnnacy. ...Read more
If its said that a 12 week old fetus measures 57 mm, than what is the gestational age of a fetus measuring 62mm?
In my scan @21 weeks 4 days fetus has bpd50mm, hc183mm, fl33mm, ac156mm and fetal age is 20weeks 4days but this lags a weeks as per my lmp..Is it ok?
Is it possible to see a sack and a very tiny fetus at 4 weeks and 3 days on a regular ultrasound(not transvaginal)?
No: The difference between 8-9 weeks pregnant and 12 weeks pregnant is very different on ultrasound. At this early stage, an ultrasound measurement is accurate to within a few days of how far pregnant you are. ...Read more
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