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Question: I m having single umbilical artery.... Fetal echo and growth scan reports are normal.... Next week planned c section... After baby birth any particular observation or tests needed? Plus suggest... M very tensed
Answer: Hi dear, Usually, an umbilical cord has two arteries, along with a single vein. The vein carries oxygen and nutrients to your baby, and the arteries remove waste products.but in single umbilical artery as the name says would have one artery instead of two.it is usually not an issue.most of the babies are born healthy and have absolutely no issue.although few percentage of babies with single umbilical artery, there is a higher incidence of poor fetal growth and a slightly increased risk for renal anomalies.my baby had this,and post birth we got her renal scan done,which was normal.and now she's 5 years old and doing absolutely fine.so donot panic....
Question: Hi i m in 19 weeks pregnant .. I have single umbilical artery in anamoly ... Is it ok .. Is there any problems with these.
Answer: Do not worry. About 50% of women face this and are absolutely normal. Weekly scan after 30th week is important to understand the growth of your baby. If at all any renal problem is seen in usg your Dr will help you with proper medicinal backup. Do not worry. Be vigilant if you see swelling in any of your legs, arms and on the face. Report immediately if you see swelling or feel dizziness entire day. Take care.
Question: Hi. We had our anamoly scan. Everything was fine except the fetus has SUA - Single umbilical artery. Im very much worried . Will my baby be hale and healthy?.
Answer: Hello! Sua is single umbilical artery, generally it is nothing much to worry about. Most of the time the baby is healthy. But growth might be little slow which is fine. The doctor will keep a watch through out the pregnancy. Take care