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is it normal for my 8+5 baby to have noticible body parts ? in my sonogram , you can see her head perfectly but it's bigger than her body & I can see her hands & feet a lil & she moves . could it b possible that I'm further along than I think or that description is kinda normal for a 8 weeks fetus ? I was told 8 week ultrasounds are barely wrong due to the constant growth at that stage .

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replied September 1st, 2016
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A58698
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

Ultrasound done past 8 months in the last trimester are quite accurate and you can see noticeable body parts. Fully developed hand and feet with digits with full-length fingernails and toenails can be visualized on ultrasound past 8 months of pregnancy. What you have seen is completely normal.

If the head size is quite big and there is any risk of macrocepahly then the radiologist or your gynecologist would have pointed it out. You should not take undue stress if they have not pointed out anything wrong.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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