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Hello, I am 39 plus 4 pregnant. My midwife arranged a scan

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I am 39 plus 4 pregnant.
My midwife arranged a scan for me 4 days ago as she had concerns that the baby is big.
The sonographer said that baby is normal although my waters are a bit more/ thats why midwife got confused about the big baby/.
Basically the sonographer said that everything is normal, baby is head down, everything is ok but she said i would need to go tomorrow/ one day before my due date/ to the hospital and a doctor will see me.
Do I have to worry? Why would a doctor would like to see me if everything is ok?

Dr Owen :


Dr Owen :

Actually this is quite common and honestly this is really not a concern - and what you would like to see if if the baby is less than about 10 lbs, then you should be able to have a vaginal delivery - but if greater than about 10 pounds - then you can try to have a vaginal delivery - but you might consider a c-section to preserve your pelvic area (to make sure you do not have any lacerations).

Dr Owen :

I wish you well


Thank you

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