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    Intrauterine growth restriction

    This is a normal fetal ultrasound performed at 19 weeks gestation.  Many health care providers like to have fetal measurements to verify the size of the fetus and to look for any abnormalities.  This ultrasound is of an abdominal measurement.  It shows a cross-section of the abdomen, and the measurements are indicated by the cross hairs and dotted lines.

    Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) refers to the poor growth of a baby while in the mother’s womb during pregnancy. Specifically, it means the developing baby weighs less than 90% of other babies at the same .