Intrauterine Growth Restriction Guideline Study

IUGR or intrauterine growth restriction is when the fetus is too small, usually less than the 10th %tile. ... read more »

Check Your Baby's Fetal Growth and Weight Percentile

The growth of the fetus (and the percentile of the ultrasound sonogram) during pregnancy is dependent on many factors. Check your baby's fetal growth with this handy chart. ... read more »

Fetal Weight Estimation: US and MR Imaging

According to researchers from the University Hospital Brugmann in Brussels, fetal ultrasound may not be the most effective method of estimating fetal weight. ... read more »

Fetus Head Circumference Ultrasound Microcephaly Calculator

Fetus Head Circumference Ultrasound Microcephaly Calculator ... read more »

Maternal Biomarkers and Early Fetal Size

Researchers from Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands recently published a study on the impact of fetal biomarkers on first trimester fetal size. ... read more »

Miscarriage Diagnosis Criteria Ineffective

When a pregnant women experiences bleeding or pain early in the pregnancy, she may undergo an ultrasound to determine if a miscarriage has occurred. ... read more »

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Fetal Biometry

Restriction of fetal growth is one known complication of smoking during pregnancy. Researchers know the connection exists, but little is known about when the growth restriction starts and how it progresses. ... read more »

Fetal Percentile Ultrasound Measurements Calculator

This estimated fetal weight calculator will calculate percentiles as well as the estimated fetal weights based ultrasound data and on many published formulas. ... read more »

What Is an Anatomy Ultrasound During Pregnancy?

When the pregnancy hits the 20th week of gestation, an anatomy ultrasound is often ordered. This ultrasound is used to determine fetal anomalies, the baby's size and weight, and also to measure growth to ensure that the fetus is developing properly. ... read more »

Ultrasound Sonogram Pregnancy Calculators and Tools

Ultrasound and Sonograms during pregnancy are important to obtain important information such as the pregnancy due date, fetal anomalies, anatomic malformations, uterine and placental issues, cervical measurements, amniotic fluid changes, estimated fetal weight, fetal measurements of bipariental diamater (BPD), head circumference (HC), abdominal circumference (AC), femur length (FL), and much mo ... read more »

How Fundal Height Might Be the Simplest Exam You’ll Ever Get

There is one exam that has withstood the test of time. To measure your fundal height during your pregnancy, your doctor will use a good old-fashioned tape measure. ... read more »

Types of Ultrasound

The trusted transducer ultrasound is likely going to be a part of your prenatal check-up, but there may be a few additional ultrasounds in order that you will want to know about. ... read more »

Do All Children Fit Growth Charts?

I remember the first time I knew my idea of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting was flawed – my first ultrasound. My fetus did not fit on the screen of the ultrasound monitor and so went the rest of my life. ... read more »