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curlyclaz13 Tue 30-Apr-13 19:18:29

I had my 34 week check today and measured 33 so am being sent for a scan. I am fairly relaxed about it but think OH is worried. Can any of you post some reassuring stories for me to relay to him ? Other times I was measured in the morning after breakfast and today I hadn't really eaten so I think I wasn't as bloated as previously also 1cm isn't much is it ?

Rico08 Tue 30-Apr-13 20:11:07

I've had growth scans as I measure larger than I should, (no surprise for me though as I'm on the larger side blush)

The scans I have had have all being good, everything as it should be and baby is right on target weight & size.

I look at these scans as yes checking everything is ok but also an opportunity to see baby again.

seekingpeaceandquiet Tue 30-Apr-13 20:31:46

all through from 20 weeks when the midwife measured my bump it was measuring small, and the scans showed baby was indeed small on the graph.
I was not too worried after the consultant told me that yes the scan showed baby small on the graph but looking at me I am small too. Im only 5foot1.

1 cm is nothing. I am 39 weeks and when the consultant measured me yesterday I was showing 32cms. But I also had a scan and baby was growing fine.

Tell OH not to worry and just look at it as another chance to see baby too. Good luck.

Twinklestarstwinklestars Tue 30-Apr-13 20:35:52

Measuring varies from person to person, I had a scars the other week and the midwife measured me at 24cm and the consultant at 30! I was 27 weeks and a few days before was measured bang on! My growth scans have all been fine so think it depends on the person.

Minty82 Tue 30-Apr-13 20:46:25

I had fortnightly growth scans as DD was measuring small throughout my pregnancy (based on the scan measurements; not just the bump). She arrived at 39 weeks weighing 6lb 12oz and completely perfect. Every scan suggested she was fine, but the medics got a bizarre bee in their bonnet about her size. Try not to worry; sounds extremely unlikely that there's cause for concern. Enjoy the bonus sneak preview!

elliejjtiny Tue 30-Apr-13 21:13:28

1cm is nothing, I shrank by 3cm when my waters broke! I have had growth scans but that was because I was measuring big.

curlyclaz13 Tue 30-Apr-13 21:18:02

I was surprised she booked me in really, different mw measuring today as well. I guess she is erring on the cautious side ?

lovemybabyboy Tue 30-Apr-13 21:26:08

With DS2 my bump was measuring 1-2 weeks smaller the whole way through my pregnancy, they never sent me for a growth scan, midwife said they allow for 1-2wks out if I remember correctly, he was born at 38+5 weighing 6lbs 6oz and perfectly healthy. I never worried as I was never lead to believe that it was a problem.

lovemybabyboy Tue 30-Apr-13 21:28:31

Meant to say with DS1 my bump measured exactly on track the whole way through and he was born at exactly 40wks weighing 7lbs 14oz.

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