Question:My placenta is anterior with grade zero. It is normal
Answer: Hi dear,
Anterior placenta growing downwards could be an issue as it could block the birth canal candidate cause you severe bleeding during labor or anytime of pregnancy.you would need c- section. anterior placenta provide extra cushioning to your baby.its like a wall between your tummy and your baby thereby you the impact of baby movements are less.nothing to worry it provides the same amount of nutrition like any other placenta.and if it moving anywhere other than blocking the birth canal,it is safe and you can undergo normal delivery.maturity or calcification of placenta starts from 12 the week and ranges 0 to grade 3. Grade 2 is usually for weeks 36-37.while grade 3 is for 38-40 week.it is fine for you still.
Question:I'm 21 week pregnant with placenta anterior ... cannot feel the baby movement yet ... is it normal ???
Answer: Ideally pregnant ladies start feeling around 19-24 weeks. But if it's your first pregnancy than you might feel bit later.
But if you had a baby before than you might feel as early around 13-16 weeks.
But if you didn't feel till 24 weeks do check with your doctor. She will check baby heartbeat.
According to the baby growth initially the movements are not that intense and you feel occasionally. Those gentle fluttering feelings in your tummy (quickening) are your baby's movements.
Question:I am 11 week pregnant. In ultrasound scan anterior placenta show. What does anterior placenta mean?
Answer: An anterior placenta pregnancy is when the placenta gets placed along the front of the uterus. Having an anterior placenta shouldn't cause you or your baby any problems. The placenta develops wherever the fertilised egg embeds in your womb (uterus). An anterior placenta is positioned on the front wall of your womb, on your belly side.