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Could the uterus grow over or under the abdominal muscles during pregnancy?

Could the uterus grow over or under the abdominal muscles during pregnancy?

Under: In the later stages of pregnany the uterus enlarges and extends beyond the pelvis to the abdomen and it grows deeper to the abdominal muscles which stretch to accomodate the increased size of the uterus. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Possibly: This will depend on your weight and the size of your stomach. If you are very thin then it may be possible to palpate your fundus. Ask your doctor to confirm what you are feeling at your next visit. ...Read more

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What is it called when doctors measure from pubic bone to uterus during pregnancy??

What is it called when doctors measure from pubic bone to uterus during pregnancy??

Fundal height : Fundal height is measured from the pubic bone to the top of the uterus. After the first 16 weeks of pregnancy, your fundal height in cm often matches the number of weeks you have been pregnant. This is just a gauge and your doctor will determine if all is well with your baby ...Read more

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25th week of first pregnancy and feeling baby kicks only in the pelvic/ pubic hairline region and sometimes in cervix/vagina. Not low lying placenta.

25th week of first pregnancy and feeling baby kicks only in the pelvic/ pubic hairline region and sometimes in cervix/vagina. Not low lying placenta.

Baby kicks: Pregnant women will sense the fetal movements in a variety of ways. There is not a correct place to feel movement or an incorrect place. You will feel kicks and movements usually whereever the feet, elbows and arms are located inside of your uterus. The placental location does not change that. ...Read more

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Delayed growth in womb of embryo around 6 month pregnancy by 15 days. Reasons?

Delayed growth in womb of embryo around 6 month pregnancy by 15 days. Reasons?

Two main reasons: If a pregnancy has accurate dating from early sonogram which is in agreement with lmp (last menstrual period) and one sees a greater than 2 week lag in growth from the expected, it could signal iugr (intrauterine growth restriction). This may be due to a placental problem or a genetic/developmental problem. Close monitoring of growth, amniotic fluid, and nst (nonstress test) is indicated. ...Read more

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28 weeks pelvic bone is opening up and baby is constantly pressing down on pelvic bone is there a chance of an Early labour because of this? :(

28 weeks pelvic bone is opening up and baby is constantly pressing down on pelvic bone is there a chance of an Early labour because of this? :(

No: It is as natural as the "Big Bang ". Relax and day dream about the positive aspects, crating the "best creation ", of this world. ...Read more

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At 20 weeks during a 3rd pregnancy, where is the top of the uterus usually located in relation to the belly button with a singleton pregnancy?

At 20 weeks during a 3rd pregnancy, where is the top of the uterus usually located in relation to the belly button with a singleton pregnancy?

At 20 weeks: the uterus should be at the level of the belly button. This is measured with the patient reclining and relaxed by the obstetrician.This cannot be accurately measured while standing or by the patient herself ( even if she is an obstetrician-personal experience with this!). ...Read more

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Does your uterus rise above pubic bone sooner when you have 6 kids?

Does your uterus rise above pubic bone sooner when you have 6 kids?

I don't understand: I don't really understand your question. Are you asking if another pregnancy will cause your uterus to grow faster after several previous pregnancies? Yes, this may be possible. It is also possible that your abdominal muscles may become looser at an earlier stage in the pregnancy. Check with your doctor to make sure everything is going well. ...Read more

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6 days past ovulation. Uterine cramp in right side of hip bone can that be conception. Period not due until 9 days?

6 days past ovulation. Uterine cramp in right side of hip bone can that be conception. Period not due until 9 days?

Uncertain: Typically a women senses nothing different during conception. Your symptoms are too vague and non specific to be considered definitive of anything. If your period is late 1-4 days do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Sharp, sudden pain while sneezing? Not pregnant, not during menses. Occurs on either left or right side between pelvic bones. Recent gyn pap normal

Sharp, sudden pain while sneezing? Not pregnant, not during menses. Occurs on either left or right side between pelvic bones. Recent gyn pap normal

Hernia?: Maybe you have a hernia. If there is a lump in the groin when you sneeze at the location of the pain l, see a doctor for an exam to confirm there is a hernia. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why does urinary frequency decrease after 12 weeks pregnant? Is it bc the uterus moves up & applies less pressure on bladder or the decrease in hCG ?

Why does urinary frequency decrease after 12 weeks pregnant? Is it bc the uterus moves up & applies less pressure on bladder or the decrease in hCG ?

Not quite.: During the first trimester, urinary frequency is caused by changes in kidney function and blood volume. During the second trimester this frequency decreases because the bladder moves upward over the pelvic brim. And also the body adjusts to the blood volume changes. The frequency increases in the thrid trimester again because of pressure from the increased uterine size. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more