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I am currently 17 weeks pregnant and my doctor has informed me that my baby is measuring larger than expected. Should I be worried about this?
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It is not uncommon for babies to measure larger or smaller than average during pregnancy. However, if your doctor has expressed concern about your baby's size, it is important to discuss any potential implications with them. In some cases, an oversized baby may be indicative of gestational diabetes or other underlying health conditions. Your doctor may recommend additional tests or monitoring to ensure the well-being of both you and your baby. It is essential to follow your doctor's advice and attend regular prenatal check-ups to monitor the growth and development of your baby. Remember, every pregnancy is unique, and what matters most is the overall health and well-being of both you and your little one.

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You should not be worried and just be blessed your baby is growing  it could mean your farther along then you think or you will give birth sooner due to babies size.... I wouldn't worry yet unless it is 13lbs already lol
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Yes, no need to worry though its normal to be . My doctor said same thing to me at 28 weeks and my last visit at 30 weeks it's normal she said and I my little worry left me.  Hihih... Good luck with your pregnancy journey.
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Hi, the same thing happened to me at 8 months but its due to having gestational diabetes.  This is something you should ask your doctor about. Dont be worried just find out so if you need to make adjustments to your diet,you can can do so to prevent having an overweight baby that can pose some problems. 

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