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re:post about measurments of preg,belly

the post from today about the mesurments of the pregnant belly my daughter suppose to be 36wks, the mesurments are 41. my concern is for her,her first baby they didnt listen with the swellon feet and hard time to breath its happening again,after she had my grandson 1-2wks after she had him we rushed her to the hospital could not breath ect ect found out she had c. heart failer.. put on meds ect ok 3yrs later after they told her not to get pregnant anymore could not take anything becuz of her heart, baby 2, no problems everything went well,thank god, baby 3, here we go same problems from baby 1,i have pics of her big belly.anyone know what the mesurments are really 4???

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6carebears

Asked by 6carebears at 12:33 AM on Aug. 12, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • As far as I know the measurements are suppose to match how many weeks pregnant you are, Are you reffering to the Height of the Fundus or around?? Sounds like her baby is big for there are... was her other babies Large
    MrsCarlton

    Answer by MrsCarlton at 12:40 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • The measurements are just an estimate to see if the belly is growing as expected. If the measurements are too small the baby could be not growing or their could be not enough fluid or other problems.

    Is your daughter seeing a perinatologist, an OB doctor that specializes in high risk pregnancies? If not she should give birth at a hospital that can take care of her heart problems and has a NICU in case the baby has problems. Her doctor should know her history and be taking good care of your daughter.

    If your daughter is not supposed to have babies and pregnancy could kill her talk to her about having her tubes tied. She shouldn't leave her kids without a mother.
    GailllAZ

    Answer by GailllAZ at 12:44 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • to gailllAZ she is seeing a high risk doc, and know the history and 4 sure i got her to sign the papers to get her tubs did, her feet look like lil short pigs(toes) and have a lot of presure in her lower part more so at night her son was 7lbs 15oz her daughter was 6lbs and something oz,, this baby looks like she gonna be about 8lbs and never had a c-section..
    6carebears

    Answer by 6carebears at 12:54 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

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