12 weeks pregnant mother

Question: I had my NT scan today. And the report says that Bilateral uterine arteries shows notching. What does that mean? Are there any chances of complications?

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Answer: Hi, A notch refers to an abnormal pattern of blood flow to the fetus through both the uterine arteries. It could mean certain conditions like growth restriction, low birth weight, pre term delivery, need for c section etc Doctor will advice additional tests to monitor it It is important to keep a healthy level of BP It could be considered an indication or sign for chromosomal abnormalities for which additional tests will be advised Majority of the cases when well monitored result in healthy mother and baby
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