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April 21st, 2007, 09:52 AM
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Well, I went for my OB visit on Thursday, and I didn't exactly get good news. I guess I should give a little background info first. At 16 weeks was diagnosed with single umbilical artery (SUA or 2 vessel cord). For those who are unfamiliar with this, it's is commonly associated with chromosomal defects and a wide range of other anomolies. Anyway, I've had extensive blood testing, several level 2 U/s, and a fetal echocardiogram. All have come up normal, until at my 34 week U/S. The O/B said that my baby's kidneys were enlarged (on the high end of normal). I now have to go for weekly visits, another u/s in a week, and NST on wednesday. The possibilities that something isn't right are very real to me now. I am so afraid, and the waiting is tearing me up inside. Thanks for listening.
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April 21st, 2007, 11:02 AM
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i'm sorry to hear that! did they tell you what enlarged kidneys may indicate?
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April 21st, 2007, 12:06 PM
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I'm sorry. I'll keep u and baby in my prayers.
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April 23rd, 2007, 02:24 PM
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In my T & P. Good luck.
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April 23rd, 2007, 07:49 PM
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Wow, thats got to be very scary. Good luck and I hope things get better!
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