Measuring big in pregnancy?!?
I am 30 weeks pregnant and went to the doctor today, I'm measuring bigger than I am suppose to, I will be getting a ultrasound next apt to see if everything is ok, I don't have gd I'm not over weight and have gained the right amount of weight, so what does this mean for me and baby? And does that mean...
Asked by Carol Wyler 2 years ago.
I am 30 weeks pregnant and went to the doctor today, I'm measuring bigger than I am suppose to, I will be getting a ultrasound next apt to see if everything is ok, I don't have gd I'm not over weight and have gained the right amount of weight, so what does this mean for me and baby? And does that mean something wrong or that she might come early, please help!! :)) this is my first!! Answered by Oda Devenecia 2 years ago.
Measuring big does not necessarily mean the baby is big. If you are not overweight and do not have gestational diabetes, you may just have a larger than normal amount of amniotic fluid - a condition called polyhydramnios. This would cause you to measure large. The "normal" range of fluid is quite broad, and being on the higher end of that range would cause you to measure large, but would not necessarily cause complications. Doctors order ultrasounds any time a woman measures more than two weeks off of their estimated gestational size. It is simply a precaution and occurs much more frequently than you might think. The baby's head, abdomen and limbs will be measured during the ultrasound, as well as the amount of amniotic fluid. If all fall within normal ranges you are unlikely to need further monitoring. Remember - doctors are basing your measurements on the average woman and we all can't fit into that mold. Personally, I measure as much as four weeks small when I'm pregnant. One time it was because my amniotic fluid was lower than average (but still within acceptable ranges). The other time it was simply because that's the way I measure while pregnant. Both times I had regular monitoring and ultrasounds simply because I was not "average." Despite measuring small, both my babies were 50th percentile when born, and no complications ever arose. Answered by Rolland Baruffa 2 years ago.
It might mean you're just having a very big baby. Mine was 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and I weighed only 116 when I got pregnant with him, although I gained 40 pounds in that pregnancy. It's a good idea to have the ultrasound and there is probably nothing wrong. Answered by Elisha Spadaro 2 years ago.
this occurs to a great style of people. I doubt you have a 2d toddler in there, they could maximum in all probability have picked that up with the ultrasounds or the doppler by utilising now for useful. i'm 35 weeks and measuring 37 so I went and had an ultrasound accomplished final week. For me evidently the toddler is measuring somewhat larger than well-known, my placenta is in merely a touch a wierd spot, and that i've got an significant (yet no longer undesirable) volume of amniotic fluid in there. i'm useful each and every little thing would be advantageous! you in all probability merely have a great, healthful toddler growing to be in there! :] Answered by Myra Carlos 2 years ago.
If your baby is too big and can't fit through the birth canal they will have to do a C section. Also if the baby is too big it could run out of room/amniotic fluid. But I wouldn't freak out. I was 9 lbs 6 oz when I was born and my mom didn't have any problems delivering me. I'm also pregnant with a bigger baby and not worrying about it. Plus ultrasounds aren't always exact when it comes to the weight.. I wouldn't stress out about it. Answered by Joey Kimmer 2 years ago.