i agree with amber. you need to speak to your doctor and get some answers! i read your concerns in your previous posts but didn't respond as i am not familiar with the condition. i did find the following info:
Fetal ventriculomegaly is a congenital finding that affects the brain. The contents of the brain consist primarily of brain tissue, blood, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Enlargement of the ventricular system, the fluid filled spaces in the brain, can be caused by the overproduction of CSF, inadequate brain development or destruction of brain tissue. In a normal fetal brain, the ventricles are less than 10 mm wide. When the ventricles are between 10mm and 15mm wide, the baby is diagnosed with mild ventriculomegaly. If the ventricles are more than 15 mm wide, the enlargement is considered severe.
Fetal ventriculomegaly occurs in approximately 1 in every 1,000 births, and in roughly half of the cases, there are no other findings or abnormalities in the baby.
Fetal ventriculomegaly can be detected through ultrasound (sonogram) towards the end of the first trimester. Evaluation of the brain and cranial structure is part of the routine ultrasound examination done by many obstetricians as part of their prenatal care. If the condition is detected on ultrasound, the patient may undergo a fetal brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to determine the severity of the finding. More here on fetal MRI.
Most of the severe and mild cases will need both pre-natal and post-natal evaluation by neurosurgeons and neurologists. As soon as the baby is born, parents should bring their child in for a detailed examination. A physical examination is performed and measurements of the infant's skull are taken. Treatment is not necessary unless hydrocephalus, which is the buildup of fluid in the brain, develops.
The long-term outlook for a child born with mild or borderline ventriculomegaly is excellent if it is an isolated finding. Approximately 90 to 100 percent have a normal outcome. giving the child an outstanding quality of life and a normal life expectancy. However, it is recommended that these children receive follow-up care and evaluations to monitor the development of the ventricular system to ensure that the finding does not progress further. Without intervention, a small percentage of these children may go on to develop hydrocephalus.
See also Emergency medicine; Fetal health; Fetal hydrocephalus; Fetal spina bifida; Neurosurgery; After life-threatening start, Jack is right on track
Related glossary terms: hydrocephalus; ventriculomegaly, fetal
the source is http://www.childrensmemorial.org/depts/fetalhealth/ventriculomegaly.asp
i don't mean to insult your intelligence, but i'll sum up the article because the way you type suggests to me that perhaps english is your second language?
basically, it's actually not as rare as one might think- 1 in 1000 is a pretty high rate for an abnormality. in most cases, the baby is OK. after being born, your baby will have to be monitored and checked, but chances are very good that everything will be OK. please don't worry too much. your doctors have found the problem and are monitoring it. just focus instead on the fact that in a short time you will have a wonderful little baby in your arms. but make sure you talk to your doctors- have them explain everything to you. tell them your concerns and make sure they take the time to answer all of your questions. let us know if you don't know what to ask them- maybe we can help you come up with a list.
and to answer your question in the last few posts, including this one, is that you being sad will not harm your baby as long as you continue to take care of yourself. pregnant women are very hormonal. i think most babies would have problems if the mother's mood affected them while still inside!!!
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