Aha! Baby

The Pregnancy Search Engine

Ultrasound

What can you expect from having an ultrasound?

 Open to see popular questions and keywords

Results for: Femur Length
Site for general users to engage in online discussions also referred to as groups, social networking, online discussion and chat rooms

Short femur measurements in ultrasound.?

I am almost 36 weeks pregnant, and my baby's femur bones are measuring short. I was worried about it at one time, but now, not so much. Everything else is measuring around average- in the 50th ...

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080923201139AASwaID

Excerpt

Upside: Answers to user generated question on seeing a short femur in an ultrasound
Downside: Range of various answers

Site operated by a professional organization such as medical, engineering, architecture, accounting, legal

Pregnancy/Postpartum

# I am 38 years old and pregnant. I had an ultrasound during week 20 and was told that my baby has a short femur and that this may be a sign of Down syndrome. Is this true? What should I do?

secure.caregroup.org/obgyn/ask_doc/ask_doc_questDisplay.asp?id=81

Excerpt

Upside: Q&A with doctor on seeing a short femur in an ultrasound
Downside: Very basic site design

Site for general users to engage in online discussions also referred to as groups, social networking, online discussion and chat rooms

Is measuring the femur bone in an ultrasound an accurate way to

give you an estimated time of conception? The best person to ask is the person doing the ultrasound. Having said that here are a few guidelines.

wiki.answers.com/Q/Is_measuring_the_femur_bone_in_an_ultrasound_an_accurate_way_to_give_you_an_estimated_time_of_conception

Excerpt

Upside: User question on measuring femur bone to understand conception date of pregnancy
Downside: Unclear source of answers

Web site that primarily focuses on publishing online content

Fetus Growth Charts

After the first trimester of pregnancy a multiparameter assessment of gestational age is advocated. This should include at least two fetal measurements (usually biparietal diameter (BPD) and femur ...

www.baby2see.com/medical/charts.html

Excerpt

Upside: Excellent charts for various fetal measurements
Downside: Scroll down to see all the charts

Web site that primarily focuses on publishing online content

Your Fetal Growth Chart

Timeline Growth Chart Week BPD (cm) biparietal diameter OFD (cm) occipito-frontal diameter HC (cm) head circum ference TTD (cm) transverse trunk diameter AC (cm) abdominal circum

parenting.ivillage.com/pregnancy/psecondtri/0,,b3gl3rb2,00.html

Excerpt

Upside: Excellent fetal growth chart by week with various measurements including weight
Downside: No other information available

Web site that primarily focuses on publishing online content

BabyMed Ultrasound Tools

Our Ultrasound Tools will help you calculate pregnancy measurements Early Pregnancy - Crown Rump Length - Biparietal diameter (BPD), Femur length (FL), and other measurements of the fetus.

babymed.com/Tools/Ultrasound/Default.aspx

Excerpt

Upside: Various tools to help with calculating different measurements from ultrasounds
Downside: None

Site operated by a professional organization such as medical, engineering, architecture, accounting, legal

Soft Markers Short Femur Length

Definition Femur length less than the third centile. Explanation The femur is the longest bone and is measured as part of the routine mid pregnancy anomaly scan. The distribution of limb length in a ...

www.perinatal.nhs.uk/ultrasound/softmarkers/shortfemur.htm

Excerpt

Upside: Medical information and picture about short femur seen in an ultrasound
Downside: Limited depth

Web site that primarily focuses on publishing online content

What Ultrasound Can Show You During Pregnancy

In pregnancy, ultrasound can be helpful in determining how many weeks old the fetus is (otherwise known as gestational age), how the baby is growing, if the fetal anatomy seems normal, and the number ...

www.drspock.com/article/0,1510,4561,00.html

Excerpt

Upside: Good detailed information on what to expect from ultrasounds pregnancy
Downside: Text heavy page

Web site that primarily focuses on publishing online content

All about ultrasounds

What is an ultrasound? What information will my ultrasound provide? Why would I need an ultrasound during my first trimester? Why would I need an ultrasound later in my pregnancy? What's the ...

www.babycenter.com/0_all-about-ultrasounds_329.bc

Excerpt

Upside: Detailed article on ultrasounds including what they are used for, risks and the procedure
Downside: Click on 'See all on one page' to reduce clicking

Web site that primarily focuses on publishing online content

What Ultrasound Can Show You During Pregnancy

Images obtained by ultrasound In pregnancy, ultrasound can be helpful in determining how many weeks old the fetus is (otherwise known as gestational age), how the baby is growing, if the fetal ...

www.drspock.com/article/0,1510,4561,00.html?r=related

Excerpt

Upside: Good detailed information on how ultrasounds are used during pregnancy
Downside: Text heavy page