We pride ourselves on having the friendliest
and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment
for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers.
If you have any problems registering please drop an email to email@example.com.
Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!
Many women give birth to 10+ babies just fine. Weighing babies in utero is not an exact. Many times when a Doctor says a baby is 10 lbs it's really only 7 or 8 lbs. I wouldn't worry. There is no need to make baby come out before he/she is ready.
Ultrasound can be way off...so I'd not trust it, honestly. And what's wrong with a bigger baby? They're just extra squishy cuz they've got more fat.....squishy doesn't hurt...it's their darn big noggins that do.
I wouldn't trust the ultrasound. I had one at 35 weeks and my daughter was estimated to already weigh 6.5lbs and the doctor estimated that by the time my due date came, she would be close to 9 or 10 pounds. He was extremely concerned as to whether or not she would even be able to be delivered vaginally and had also discussed inducing.
She ended up being born at 6lbs 12oz.
Let the pregnancy finish its course, your sister should want a full developed baby, there will be less possibility of complications. Plenty of women have very large babies with absolutely no problems, its been happening for thousands of years
"The only regrets in life are the risks you didn't take." Grumpy Old Men