Abdominal circumference or abbreviated AC is a measurement during pregnancy ultrasound to measure the circumference of the fetal abdomen. The AC gives an indication of whether the fetus is normally grown inside the uterus or not.

Fetal Ultrasound Measurements in Pregnancy

Fetal ultrasound measurements can show how the baby is growing and detect abnormalities. ... read more »

Why Do Doctors Measure Your Stomach at Prenatal Visits?

Starting in the 20th week of the pregnancy, the size of your belly starts telling you secrets about baby inside. ... read more »

Estimating Fetal Weight via Ultrasound

One of the most important reasons for prenatal visits and for doing an ultrasound examination is to estimate the fetal size of your baby. ... 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 »

Ultrasound Measurements In Pregnancy

During pregnancy many different ultrasounds measurements can be done. They can include the crown rump length (CRL), biparietal diameter (BPD), femur length (FL), head circumference ... read more »