Question:Placenta is anterior upper uterine segment with normal maturity (grade 1). What does it mean ??
Answer: It means that placenta is lying in the upper part of uterus attached in front and it is going under maturation. The grade of placenta varies throughout pregnancy and the changes are prominent in 2nd and 3rd trimester.Grade 1 – (minor) the placenta is mainly in the upper part of the womb, but some extends to the lower part.
Grade 2 – (marginal) the placenta reaches the cervix, but doesn't cover it.
Grade 3 – (major) the placenta partially covers the cervix.
Grade 4 – (major) the placenta completely covers the cervix (most serious type of placenta praevia
Question:placenta posterior and in upper segment . maturity grade 1 . what is mean, its normal.?..plz reply
Answer: Yes dear its normal...The placenta is an organ that connects the mother’s uterine wall with the developing baby. It transports nutrients into the developing fetus. Usually, the fertilized egg implants itself in the posterior uterus i.e., back of the uterine wall.
Placenta grading refers to an ultrasound grading of the placenta based on its maturity n calcification. It reflects the age of placenta that goes from grade zero to three as your pregnancy progresses. Grade 1 happens in the mid-second trimester to early third trimester i.e., 18 to 29 weeks.