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On the sonography report, it was notated "intrauterine gestation 17w 6d." is this the actual fetus size? Does intrauterine gestation mean time of fetus in uterus?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: See below

It means size compatible with a 17 week, 6 day fetus.
It also means a single fetus within the uterus.

In brief: See below

It means size compatible with a 17 week, 6 day fetus.
It also means a single fetus within the uterus.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Yes -relax.

Intrauterine means that the pregnancy is where it is supposed to be: inside your womb.
The estimated gestational age is the result of measurements of the size/weight of the fetus and is pretty accurate before 20 weeks in predicting your due date. Congratulations!

In brief: Yes -relax.

Intrauterine means that the pregnancy is where it is supposed to be: inside your womb.
The estimated gestational age is the result of measurements of the size/weight of the fetus and is pretty accurate before 20 weeks in predicting your due date. Congratulations!
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management

In brief: Pregnancy

Intrauterine gestation simply means the age of the uterine developing fetus.
The age of the fetus is based on the number of weeks.

In brief: Pregnancy

Intrauterine gestation simply means the age of the uterine developing fetus.
The age of the fetus is based on the number of weeks.
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