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Old 03-09-2005, 06:06 PM   #1
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Had my U/s today..

They couldn't tell the gender. The baby kept it's legs closed the WHOLE time. They really tried too, for quite a while.
Anyway ,they saw from the u/s my cervix was too short (?) I hadn't heard of this problem before, and so the u/s tech had me see the dr before I left, as I'm moving in two weeks and it would be my last chance to see them.
I saw the dr and he told me this makes me a higher risk pregnancy, and I need to stay off my feet as much as possible, no lifting anything, and no strenuous excercise. I guess this makes me more at risk for prematue birth, or miscarriage they said. They want another u/s done in 3-4 wks, so they'll just continue monitoring me, and that's that, I guess. Just wanted to update.
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Old 03-10-2005, 05:47 AM   #2
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Re: Had my U/s today..

Thanks for the update. I wish I had more info, but I haven't experienced this or know of anyone who has. Hopefully, someone else on the board will be able to provide more info. I just wanted to wish you the best this pregnancy!

 
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Old 03-10-2005, 06:20 AM   #3
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Re: Had my U/s today..

Do a search for " cervix too short" and you will get a wealth of material on this topic. All which will make you Panic. don't ! There can be a increased risk of delivering early with this issue. But there are things you and your Dr. can do to reduce the risk. My prayers are with you

 
Old 03-10-2005, 10:00 AM   #4
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Re: Had my U/s today..

Hi, my mom's friend is a ob/gyn nurse, and sent us a ton of info on it, we found a ton ourselves. I'm not super worried at this point. I am just going to do what the dr's say to do. I have another u/s scheduled for March 28th. Thanks for your thoughts and prayers.
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