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Pregnant. Ultrasound scan done. Can any online doctor help?

hello Dr..
i am 30yrs old with 35 weeks pregnancy. the last US scan report says - live single 31 weeks and 3 days size cephalic presentation gestation with IUGR and uteroplacental insufficiency.
fetal weight ; 1698+/- 248 gms.
Uterine artery : left diastolic notch+, right normal
what does this mean??... anything to worry
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Hi Meera,
Thanks for your question.
you haven't mentioned when was your last scan done if it was done recently & there is a four weeks gap between the duration of gestation & ultrasound measurements then you baby is definitely small for dates. This means baby is not growing properly & there is some defect in the nutritional supply to the baby. You need extra surveillance & care led by a consultant obstetrician. Doctor will assess your baby on frequent basis both clinically & by doing tests to assure a healthy outcome & you may need an early delivery to save your baby. Your baby may also need nursery care for some times.
Best of luck.
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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