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I was sent for a growth scan and was told the baby is measuring 10 days ahead of time

My fundal height has always been 2 cms or so above my gestational weeks which is I know is quite common. I was sent for a growth scan at 32 weeks and 1 day and was told the baby is measuring 10 days ahead of time and that he weighs 5.8 pounds and is in the 95-97th percentile. Is this normal, what are the implications of this and how reliable is an ultrasound. Does it mean he will be a big baby. And if so what clothes size should I be buying as I have heaps of 0000 and my nephew was born a week ago weighing 8.8 and is in 000. Thanks.

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, Your baby may be born at an above average weight (average being 3.5kg). This is not unusual and nothing to worry about. Babies grow very quickly so 000 should be in greater supply than 0000 (these will only last about 2 weeks). Then even more of 00. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 May 2009