Measuring your fundal height Listening to your baby Writing on your pregnancy records Having your pregnant belly felt by your caregiver is a routine procedure that will be part of every antenatal ...
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What is fundal height? From about twenty-one weeks in her pregnancy onwards, your spouse’s doctor will measure her ‘fundal height’ as part of the prenatal checkup. Fundal height is the distance ...
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sleep tonight, my groin and the muscles on my lower belly are killing me. it's not braxton hicks it's just muscle pain like my belly is way too heavy. i'm waddling around holding my belly like a ...
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What exactly is your fundal height, why is it important and how does your doctor or midwife measure it? Many first time moms hear this phrase and wonder what it means, if it is normal, and if their ...
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Fundal height is a measurement that caregivers use as an indicator of how well a pregnancy is progressing. Prior to the invention of ultrasound technology, fundal height measurement was relied on ...
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Fundal height, or MacDonald's rule, is a measure of the size of the uterus used to assess fetal growth and development. It is measured from the top of the pubic bone to the top of the uterus in ...
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This is my 3rd pregnancy and things couldn't be stranger. At both 8 and 12 weeks I measured right on then measured 4 weeks ahead at my 16 week check. We had an ultrasound that confirmed I was only 16 ...
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I'm 27 weeks pregnant. My doctor says I'm measuring at 29 weeks. What does this mean? How accurate is fundal height?
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How is the measurement of the fundal height related to how far along in gestation you are? Pear-shaped uterus is felt during an exam. Fingertips are at the junction of the cervix to the fundus. The ...
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