Hi other mums.
I am hoping someone can relate to my story.
I am 28 weeks pregnant. My baby is developing normally except stomach is measuring 3 weeks behind.
I am scared something will happen to my baby.
Has anyone experienced this. Dr said I may have to deliver early if bub doesnt grow properly. I am so afraid. Thanks for listening.

Posted anonymously, 29th October 2015

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  • with my first child, i was measuring smaller and my bump was tiny for how many weeks i was. My docs and middies weren’t concerned too much and said that it was due to having really strong ab muscles holding it all in better. Lol i don’t have that issue anymore lol :) My bub was just fine! Hope you are good too!


  • Remember that there are plenty of non scary reasons why your baby might be small.


  • All of my babies measured 3-4 weeks behind consistently and all were born on time and a healthy 3kg. They never had any issues at all.


  • My baby was growing 3 weeks behind. I just had growth scans towards the end to ensure bubs was putting weight. Your doctor will keep monitoring you ensure baby is growing ok.
    If you have any concerns make sure you call your doctor or the birthing suites at the hospital your having bubs.


  • Hi, wishing you all the best. My miracle was born at 27 weeks weighing 565 grams. The size of a 24 weeker. They call this inter unterine growth restriction (IUGR) Your doctor will keep monitoring you. Have they goven you an ultrasound, if not the baby could be right size but sitting in away that makes you measure small. Just monitor your movements and follow your gut. I had reduced movement that prompted me to get seen. The doctor said come back in two weeks not 4. 4 days later i had an emergency c section (other complications to, high bLoold pressure and PE) my miracle is 5 now. All the best x


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