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Doctor insights on: What Does My Fetus Look Like At 7 Weeks

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What does a 7 week fetus look like can you describe?

What does a 7 week fetus look like can you describe?

Google it: Why don't you go to www.Google.Com and type in 7 week fetus and then look under images. That will get you a lot farther than any description i can provide. On ultrasound at 7 weeks it looks like a shadowy grey tube with 4 little arm buds, a yolk sac and maybe one can see an amniotic sac as well. ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant? Or is this normal pms? Seven years ago i had my tubes tied with this last year i was pegnanat and lost the fetus, well over the last two months I have experinced quizziness in the am, rounding and harding of mid-section, i did start m

Could i be pregnant? Or is this normal pms? Seven years ago i had my tubes tied with this last year i was pegnanat and lost the fetus, well over the last two months I have experinced quizziness in the am, rounding and harding of mid-section, i did start m

You : You have already had one pregnancy after your tubal ligation, therefore it is safe to assume that your tubes recanulized (reconnected). You should take a pregnancy test. Otherwise see your doctor since it is not normal to feel like you are "dying". This definitely warrants further evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does a 3mnths old foetus look like?

What does a 3mnths old foetus look like?

Tiny: at 12 weeks, it may look like a tiny curved shaped "shrimp" like structure. It may have eyes and buds that will give rise to arms/legs ...Read more

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In early pregnancy, is the fetal pole the same thing as an embryo? When should u see an embryo? What does it look like?

In early pregnancy, is the fetal pole the same thing as an embryo? When should u see an embryo? What does it look like?

Early ultrasound : By about 6 weeks a fetal pole, also known as an early embryo, is visible with a heart beat on vaginal ultrasound. It looks like a grain of rice or a jelly bean at first--a white/grey blob with a flicker! ...Read more

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I'm seven weeks pregnant, but there's no yolk sack or fetal pole. Is this normal?

I'm seven weeks pregnant, but there's no yolk sack or fetal pole. Is this normal?

Should see more : At seven weeks you should see a yolk sac and fetal pole. Cardiac activity also should be visible. If your dates are off a bit then everything can be off. Wait one to two weeks and see what happens ...Read more

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Are fetal defects such as cleft hands detected through an anomaly scan? Had scan 8w ago all good now my baby's hand look like lobster claw on us pics

Are fetal defects such as cleft hands detected through an anomaly scan? Had scan 8w ago all good now my baby's hand look like lobster claw on us pics

Anatomy survey: Is typically performed between 18 and 22 weeks gestational age. At that time, the fetal anatomy has developed well enough to detect most anomalies. The arms, legs, hands and feet are typically part of a routine anatomy survey, so abnormalities should be identified at that time. ...Read more

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Can a 9 week fetus look 7 weeks?

Maybe but not likely: You have to understand that the usual way to date is weeks from the menstrual period, which is presumed( but not always )2 weeks from conception. But, if a good ultrasound is done and the first third of pregnancy, it should be accurate to within 5 days, not 2 weeks off! if within 5 days, they way still go by the menstrual period or probable date of conception... Talk to your ob! hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do all fetus look the same at 7 weeks?

Yes :-): That's a great, and interesting question. Having performed hundred of ultrasounds at this gestational age, I have to say, they pretty much all look alike. Unfortunately the magnification abilities of most ultrasounds are limited, so even if they looked different i wouldn't necessarily be able to detect. Interesting question though! ...Read more

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Would like to how the fetus looks week by week?

Would like to how the fetus looks week by week?

Good sites: Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". They will describe / show fetus appearance. ...Read more

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Is 1.5kg normal weight of fetus who is 7 months and 2 weeks?

Is 1.5kg normal weight of fetus who is 7 months and 2 weeks?

Fetal weight: An estimated fetal weight of 1500 gm at 30 weeks sounds normal. The estimate is done by ultrasound and usually comes with a percentile. Between 10 and 90 percentitles are considered normal. ...Read more

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Can a possible 9 week fetus look and measure 7 weeks instead?

Concerning: It could be your dates are off or the baby is growing correctly. A repeat evaluation in 2 weeks will be able to tell. ...Read more

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At a 7 week scan our fetus only measured 3.5 mm. Is this cause for concern?

At a 7 week scan our fetus only measured 3.5 mm. Is this cause for concern?

Probably not: A 3.5 mm crl would indicate a fetal gestational age of 5wks 6dys. Since clinical estimates of dates are frequently a bit off this is not a big deal. It probably was a little early to clearly see fetal heart activity. A repeat scan in 2 weeks that shows appropriate interval growth and definite fetal heart activity will confirm fetal life and the earlier dates. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a 6 week fetus be mistaken for a 7 week fetus? Is it more common the other way around?

?Question?: Not sure exactly what this question comes from, but a well timed ultra sound is very accurate in determining the fetal age. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Isn't a 12 wk u/s accurate within 5-7 days? Don't the fetus measurements vary slightly and would show a difference of 11 days?

Isn't a 12 wk u/s accurate within 5-7 days?  Don't  the fetus measurements vary slightly and would show a difference of 11 days?

5 days either way: The error is plus or minus 5 days. So at 12 weeks the range is one of 11 days. Earlier ultrasounds are more accurate. If the ultrasound was done between 6 and 10 weeks, the error would be plus or minus 3 days for a range of 7 days. ...Read more

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What causes a fetus to be more active in some women more than others? Like pokes, kicks, rolls that can be seen on the outside.

What causes a fetus to be more active in some women more than others? Like pokes, kicks, rolls that can be seen on the outside.

Human nature: Each baby has its own personality. Some move a lot and some do not. This is true in utero just as it as after birth. Some people are couch potatoes and others are very active. The size of the mother is an issue as well. Fetal movements can be seen easier in very thin women compared to the very obese ...Read more

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What is testing for CF on a fetus like?

What is testing for CF on a fetus like?

Blood test: First the mom is tested and if positive the father should be tested and a meeting with a genetic counselor should occur to discuss risks of CF on the baby and implications and choices. ...Read more

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Is it usual for 20 wk fetuses to have what looks like bigger heads and smaller body size?

Is it usual for 20 wk fetuses to have what looks like bigger heads and smaller body size?

Yes: At birth, a baby's head comprises about 25% of their body weight. At 20 weeks, they all have big heads relative to their body size. ...Read more