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hoping101 posted:
I am 24 weeks and everything is starting to make me paranoid!!! My latest problem is this... my doctor hasn't measured my fundal height yet so I am worried that the baby isn't growing like he should. I keep telling myself everything is fine but my mind is taking control! I feel the baby kicking everyday and at times pretty high around my belly button. I figure if he wasn't growing appropriately then I wouldn't be able to feel him kick that high. Am I going crazy? What do you ladies think? I have a check up on Monday and am going to ask him to measure. I find it odd that he hasn't. With my first they started measuring at 20 weeks.
DH(28), Me(26), DS(1), Baby Boy 2 EDD Sept 2, 2012!
htots responded:
Think it just depends on the doctor. I am going on 27 weeks and have only been measured once and that was at 25 weeks. I remember being really worried about it also! I am sure if you ask they will do it or tell why they haven't been. But I totally understand your worries!
sarahann1978 responded:
I just had an appointment today at 27.5 weeks and it was the second time I was measured, so the first was four weeks ago at 23.5 weeks. I bet they have the measurement already planned for your appointment on Monday, so don't worry about it.
Sarah (33) DH (31) DS (Jan 2009) Team Pink Baby (Aug 2012)
jlbwondering35 responded:
I'm sure you have this all straightened out by now, but for me, my midwife didn't measure till late in the 20's, early 30's. I don't remember exactly. Depends on the Dr.
ME (37) DH (40) DS (10 months) Due 6/22/12 PINK TEAM!!!
hoping101 replied to jlbwondering35's response:
The doctor explained that he hasn't used a tape measure but that doesn't mean he hasn't been checking lol! He has just been going off of his hand for now. He said he usually waits a bit longer. Can't wait for my ultrasound at 32 weeks!!!
DH(28), Me(26), DS(1), Baby Boy 2 EDD Sept 2, 2012!

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