Hello there. Was wondering if anyone has had a similar experience. At 13 week NT ultrasound appointment they noticed the baby's bladder was 15mm (should be 6mm) The first plan of action we are doing is the NIPT test which test for any chromosome abnormalities, and if the results come in clear then they said it would be possibly considered an obstruction and they could put in a shunt. And best case scenario it can resolve in its own. I've read much on shunt process and even though it preserves the child's life I'm more concerned about quality of life after the baby is born. Any thoughts, experiences, or knowledge on subject? Please. I'm so worried. I've been robbed of any excitement about this pregnancy
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Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i understand your concern.If the urine blockage threatens the life of the unborn baby, the doctor may recommend a procedure to insert a small tube, called a shunt, into the baby's bladder to release urine into the amniotic sac. The placement of the shunt is similar to an amniocentesis, in that a needle is inserted through the mother's abdomen. Go as the doctor advised and it will be all well.

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