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If you have had a 3rd trimester growth ultrasound?


Were the results accurate? Or even close to accurate?

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Namaste17

Asked by Namaste17 at 4:04 PM on Jul. 8, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes, and yes. :)
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 4:06 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • It was close to accurate- They guess DD at 5 pounds 13 oz with one week to go. So guessing her birth weight at around 6 and a half pound. She was born at 7 pounds even.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:10 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • sometimes they were sometimes they weren't. I had 1 done the WEEK before my son was born, they said he weighed 6lbs.6oz and the next week he was born weighing 9lbs. 3oz. lol
    2teens2LOs

    Answer by 2teens2LOs at 4:10 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I had an ultrasound done for my first at 38 weeks. They estimated him to be 9 lbs. He was born a week later at 8 lbs 8 oz. So going by the 1/2 lb a week usual gain at the end, they were a pound off.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 4:27 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • They can be off by up to 20% or 2 lbs. I would say with my daughter it was pretty close. At 37 weeks they told me she was 7 lbs 2 oz and at birth (41 weeks) she weighed 9 lbs 1 oz. I had one this time at 36 weeks and they said my son weighs 7 lbs 10 oz......she did it 3 times just to make sure. I still have 2 weeks left til due day, so I guess we'll see how close it is this time as well.
    SMG1120

    Answer by SMG1120 at 4:36 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • they were off by pound with him. Said 81/2,he was 7.6
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:55 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • They were a lbs off with my son he was born 4 days after the ultra sound they said he was 6lbs 8oz he was 5lbs 1oz. with my 2nd they were right on he was 5lbs 15 oz born the same day. With my last they were 2oz off so they were right but with my 1st.
    Lacrisha

    Answer by Lacrisha at 4:59 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

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