When you were born your parents anxiously waited to check you for ten fingers and ten toes before breathing a sigh of relief. This was the first genetic test conceived by humans and it has been done forever. I bet animals do something similar to this to their young. Today we go much further and at birth a doctor will carefully examine a newborn in the delivery room for signs of genetic and developmental defect or deficit.
Gestational age assessment means figuring out the number of weeks of your pregnancy. A full-term pregnancy is usually 40 weeks. It's important to assess if gestational age is uncertain or if your baby is smaller or larger than expected.
We strive to provide you with a high quality community experience. If you feel a message or content violates these standards and would like to request its removal please submit the following information and our moderating team will respond shortly. My LO 9 weeks has strange marks on the bottoms of his feet. Our sitter pointed them out to us on Friday. I've attached pictures the best ones we could get with a kicking baby!