Q:

hello i am in 35th week of pregnancy and my ultrasound report shows that my placenta is of grade III is it harmful for my baby?? Is it a sign that my baby wont get enough nutrition??



Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

plz mention EDD n EFW too
bcz 35th week 3rd grade placenta usually ve risk of high blood pressure and low birth weight...
check you BP too..

Vishakha Tanna

hello...Dr shilpitha..my placenta is of grade 2 is it normal???

Vishakha Tanna

my report..it's normal??

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Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

hi vishakha tanna,
You are doing good...
No need to worry...

Anonymous

hello dr my EFW is 2251 grams+_220 grams (31.9 percentile)

Anonymous

EDD 17/4/2017 (EDD to be taken from LNMP)

Anonymous

my doppler was done on 2nd march 2017 and that day it showed composite gestational age 33 weeks 3 days

Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

hello DD...
placenta is grade 3...
its an alarming sign...
but EFW z gud...
check ur BP too...
otherwise report z dng gud

Vishakha Tanna

grades kya indicate krte hai??

Vishakha Tanna

n grade 2 is normal..??

Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

it indicates the maturity of placenta...
n grade 2 is normal for 32-35 weeks

Anonymous

thank you dr but plz can you tell me how is it an alarming sign i mean m i going under my labour soon or its indicating towards a c section??

Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

grade 3 placenta says calcification of placenta...it shud actually starts from 38th week..
once talk to ur obg...

Anonymous

ok mam thank you so much

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