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Question about pregnacy.

My SIL sent me this text message today and I'm not sure I understand. Please help if you can.

"They (the doctors) didn't get a good picture of the head and they said there was some kind of cysts bu they (the doctors) said that they usually go away during pregnancy and the cord is only 2 stems and its supposed to be 3.

Do you know what she means about the cord? Has anyone else had this problem?

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sopheeahsmommy

Asked by sopheeahsmommy at 8:59 PM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (3)
  • a 2 vessel cord.
    It is rare and can cause complications for the baby but not always.

    Good Luck to your friend.
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 9:16 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • There are normally two arteries and one vein. Hers only has one of each. Most babies do fine, but it can lead to less growth and other complications.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 10:30 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Thanks Ladies. None of us really understood it.
    sopheeahsmommy

    Comment by sopheeahsmommy (original poster) at 11:39 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

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