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Baby's measuring big at 24 weeks
Grahambee posted:
So I went in for my 24 week appt today (actually I'm 23w4d, but who's counting), and my doctor said baby is measuring big. Fundal height was 26cm and from what I read, at 24 weeks it should be 24cm. My last u/s 4 weeks ago also said baby's measuring big, but my Dr. didn't seem too concerned then. He still doesn't, but he did say I need to "tune up" my diet. D'oh! Did he just call me fat? LOL

I go in for my GD test and also a followup test for my thyroid med in about 3 weeks, so I guess we'll see if that has anything to do with it. I wonder if I start following the GD diet now if it'll have any impact. Anyone else had this happen? Or am I just being a worrywart?
Janet & Don & DS(3) m/c 1/11, Bun in the oven due 12/10/11  Yellow Team!
Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
Howdy Janet!

My son measured big his entire pregnancy. He is now 6'4" so that was the reason!

Since your doctor mentioned tuning up your diet, why not take a look at this article on Healthy Pregnancy Diet ? You can also check out What Not to Eat during pregnancy might be helpful, too.

I hope all your tests come back normal. Hopefully someone else will jump in and share their story, too.

I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once. -Jennifer Unlimited-
missashley1010 responded:
Im 32 weeks and have been measuring big since 13 weeks lol he is just a growing boy i guess. My doctor said he also was not very worried. Apperently babies just grow at there own rate so unless your doctor isnt concered I would not be to worried. i was worried to tho so dont worrie about that just means we are good mommies :)
kd0erj responded:
My baby has been measuring further along as well. My dh is a giant, so I'm blaming him. :)

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