(Closed) High uterus at 8 weeks?

posted 4 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 2
1810 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Have you had an ultrasound before yet? Are you pregnant with twins or a singleton? My uterus was huge and high…but then again I was pregnant with twins.

Post # 3
2815 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Perhaps twins are a possibility? If you’re fairly certain you are close to 8 weeks, maybe that is the cause?

Or physically, you may just be different in terms of where everything is/ how fast it expands! Who knows!

Make sure you update us on what happens πŸ™‚

Post # 5
9675 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Twins is a possibility!  My OB never said my uterus was high but I went in at what we though was 12 weeks and the ultrasound showed I was actually 16.  So you might be further along than you think or could be twins! The uterus gets larger earlier with multiples

Post # 6
4431 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Oh i’m so curious to know now!!!! Good luck at your U/S.

Post # 8
7649 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

sara79:  My uterus was huge and high, but it was a single baby πŸ™‚ They ordered an US at 8 weeks as well because of that as well as my mom’s history of twins.

Post # 9
2550 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

sara79:  I have a normally high uterous so it could be that it’s just the way your built— or maybe your in for a very big double surprise!!!! Good luck at your appointment!!!! 

Post # 10
2126 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I has twins…I, nor my my mw noticed nothing unusual at 8 weeks but I can’t remember if she palpated my abdomen. I did however (I’m a nurse) and I couldn’t feel the top of my uterus until around 12 weeks and only with some deep probing… and it was quite high then about midway from my ph if bone to belly button…at 20 weeks above my belly Button! I guess there are a few possibilities…your further along than you gathered, you have multiples or your baby is starting out on the larger end (both mine did but they evened out and were born at just under 6 lb. So dont worry if baby is big) or maybe she’s mistaken. Like I said my mw noticed nothing and I later found out it was twins via uktasound. 

Post # 11
1471 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Mine was high with a singleton, because I have a short waist. So it could be just one.

Or you could be the next person to have octuplets πŸ˜‰

Seriously though, as someone else currently pregnant with PCOS, congratulations! Awesome news πŸ™‚

Post # 13
1660 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

sara79:  Was your bladder full at all? When I went for my 8 week appointment the midwife said my uterus was high, but I had a full bladder so that could definitely push it up. I had an ultrasound scheduled for after (hence the full bladder) and everything was normal. I went Wednesday at 12 weeks and everything is measuring fine. Though I’m going through a growth spurt right now!

Post # 14
8446 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

sara79:  I’ve been measuring 5-6 weeks higher than normal because I’m carrying twins, but I think an ultrasound will be able to answer that more definitively.  Congrats on the pregnancy!

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