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umbilical cord abnormality Ashley Smith5740 Due June 10; Philippi, West Virginia 12 posts
7th Feb '13

When I went in at 21wks to find what I was having the tech got a weird look on her face. When I asked what was wrong she didnt say anything and continued on with the ultrasound. She told us we where having a girl then proceed to tell us our baby girl only has 2 vessels in her umbilical cord instead of 3. She explained it very well and what the Dr would be doing. So now I got to go a high risk ob.

tooodles 240 kids; Thailand 5075 posts
7th Feb '13

Nothing to worry about honestly. My second son had it. Single umbilical artery or a two vessel cord. Worse case is heart defects or kidney problems and low birth weight.

izzy+Ethan 2 kids; Edmonton, Alberta 4056 posts
7th Feb '13

dealing with it right now ...luckily i didnt have to switch OB's and my doctor has me doing nsts every week started at 30 weeks and ultrasound every month to make sure baby is growing but everything else has been normal :) try not to worry to much and DON'T GOOGLE i made that mistake never again google is horrid

Ashley Smith5740 Due June 10; Philippi, West Virginia 12 posts
8th Feb '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting {31WEEKS}:</b>" dealing with it right now ...luckily i didnt have to switch OB's and my doctor has me doing nsts every ... [snip!] ... everything else has been normal :) try not to worry to much and DON'T GOOGLE i made that mistake never again google is horrid"</blockquote>




To late already did :(. But everyone I have talked to everything has been fine. One question though are they going to let you deliver nature or did they already schedule you for a c-section. I was wanting to go natural

izzy+Ethan 2 kids; Edmonton, Alberta 4056 posts
9th Feb '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Ashley Smith5740:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting {31WEEKS}:</b>" dealing with it right now ...luckily i didnt ... [snip!] ... though are they going to let you deliver nature or did they already schedule you for a c-section. I was wanting to go natural"</blockquote>




My doctor said she was going to induce me but I've heard other moms go natural so I wanna try