Achieving a Balance--a time for action

M T McKiddie
1988 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
occurred later than assumed. Would their present findings have been the same if the ultrasonic age had been accepted and prematurity allowed for? A crown-rump length which is smaller than expected in diabetic pregnancy is more likely to be due to delayed ovulation than to a temporary delay in fetal growth in very early pregnancy. Such a finding, however, should be followed up by expert ultrasonic assessment in the second trimester to establish the true gestational age and exclude fetal
more » ... lude fetal abnormality, particularly anencephaly.
doi:10.1136/bmj.296.6627.1006-a fatcat:5nmgbhz75jhvlorx65cbx77szi