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What are the implications of measuring smaller later in my pregnancy than earlier in my pregnancy?

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Dr. Elia Fanous
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Inadequate growth?

Fundal height is the way growth is followed.
If small, growth restriction, premature rupture of membranes, etc. Need to be ruled out. High blood pressure / preeclampsia may also lead to a drop off in growth. Your OB should be able to rule these out with exam/ sonogram, blood pressure check, and maybe labs. A healthy but constitutionally small baby is also common. Talk to your ob. Good luck:).

In brief: Inadequate growth?

Fundal height is the way growth is followed.
If small, growth restriction, premature rupture of membranes, etc. Need to be ruled out. High blood pressure / preeclampsia may also lead to a drop off in growth. Your OB should be able to rule these out with exam/ sonogram, blood pressure check, and maybe labs. A healthy but constitutionally small baby is also common. Talk to your ob. Good luck:).
Dr. Elia Fanous
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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Please discuss with your OB and if u are just seeing a midwife( since apparently a lot of women in your city see midwives) please have the midwife refer u to an ob, it depends what the efw is and what percentile it is for your gestational age to make sure u do not have an iugr baby.

In brief: Depends

Please discuss with your OB and if u are just seeing a midwife( since apparently a lot of women in your city see midwives) please have the midwife refer u to an ob, it depends what the efw is and what percentile it is for your gestational age to make sure u do not have an iugr baby.
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