Symptoms of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)

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Symptoms of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)

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I've been diagnosed with IUGR twice, neither time were there any symptoms. I didn't get sick. There was nothing to indicate that there was anything wrong with the baby. The way it was diagnosed, was through ultrasound. The doctor was concerned that the baby was a little bit small, so every three weeks, they did another ultrasound. As the findings proved his suspicion, that the growth was slowing down, they knew to monitor it. Both times, when it was safer for the baby to be outside, under the care of a pediatrician, we delivered.

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Monica Gregory is 30-something stay-at-home-mom whose journey to motherhood has been anything but smooth.  Seven pregnancies, two chemical pregnancies, one twin miscarriage, one VBAC stillbirth, two C-sections, and a total of 11 months on bedrest don't make her an expert on pregnancy or parenting, but they do make her passionate about her role as mother.  Before relocating from Ohio to Nashville, TN, for her husband's job, Monica was a commercial insurance agent. Today, she spends her days with Seth, three, Erin, one, and new baby James, sweeping up graham crackers, playing trains, blogging and cooking...all to the strains of Nick, Jr. in the background.

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