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What is loop and what could be the reason for loop cord around neck ?

my wife is 31 weeks pregnant & US report impression is - Single live intrauterine pregnancy of 31 weeks (Cephalic presentation) with single loop cord around neck. FCP=164 BPD=82mm AC=244mm FL=59mm what is loop? its normal report?
Asked On : Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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thanks for choosing health care magic.yes it is ok.your gestational age corresponds with the age of it is normal.The baby is attached to mother with a umbilical cord ,at mother end to placenta and baby end at umbilicus.Baby gets its nutrition from it.this sometimes coils around this stage it is ok,near term needs this needs care.
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