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baby measuring 3 days behind since last US?

i had an US on December 23rd and the baby measured 6w6d and i had another today because i had some light spotting and the baby is now 8w2d when i should be 8w5d... they didnt seem worried about it, but i am!

there was a HB but im still worried. has anyone had this happen and go on to have a normal pregnancy?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:41 PM on Jan. 5, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • What's an HB?? I would say it's okay cause it's just a few days and the dr didn't seem concerned but I would be wondering too if it were me.

    Answer by Proud_Mommy05 at 2:44 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • nothing to worry about dear its normal for babies to mearusre a few days bigger or smaller. My kids have always measured alittle behind and they are healthy when born dont stress.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 2:46 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • Ultrasounds are not 100% accurate. They can be off by as much as 2 weeks with the measurements. Chances are that the perception is different from one tech to another.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 2:47 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • yeah heart beat :) sorry

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:50 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • no need to worry, the measurements are not an exact science

    I had an ultrasound at 36 weeks because I was measuring "small"... they estimated DS at 8lbs 8oz at that time

    he was born at 42 weeks weighing 7lbs 9 oz....

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 2:50 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • It's ok, they can be a little off too. Nothing to worry about though.

    Answer by sissy0604 at 3:04 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • an ultrasound isnt 100% right when i was preg i got a diff due date everytime and 3 days isnt that far off to even worry odds are your gonna have this baby later then your due date or before

    Answer by niftymisty at 3:24 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • At my last appointment my baby measured 3 days smaller as well... My doctor didnt really seem to worry... I did tho! I've had no spotting tho.

    Answer by K-RydesMommy at 6:29 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

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