Extra amniotic sack beside babies, normal?

I just went to my second ob/gyn appointment (9 weeks 5 days) and had everything checked to make sure the baby could grow correctly;they noticed an extra sack of fluid beside the babies, has anyone else had this? They told me not to worry, but that's all I can seem to do!
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By: firsttimemomma11
Member since Jun 09, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
That's strange, but no help here so I'll bump you :)
By: miss-baby
Member since Jul 12, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
it feeds the baby till its old enough to take food from the umbilical cord.
By: briana1399
Member since May 24, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
A cyst on your ovary feeds a baby until your placenta developes, not a sac of extra fluid.
By: Egypts.mom
Member since Aug 18, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
Same here vanishing twin syndrome @9 weeks. Currently 38+3 with my lo
By: tutumomma
Member since Jul 20, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
A cyst? Where the heck did that one come from? Lol

When I read this the first thing I thought of was vanishing twin syndrome.
By: knash
Member since Aug 20, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
My mom had that with my brother, the extra sac I mean. Very interesting. I would assume that it wouldn't cause you any trouble, she didn't have any.
By: mom2be25
Member since Jun 25, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
Sounds like vanishing twin for sure
By: szezza
Member since Aug 27, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
I'm sure the tech would know that it was the yolk sac. Which I'm sure was there since it doesn't vanish until after 10 weeks or so. I had a US every week from 5.5 to 10 weeks and the tech was showing me that the tube that the egg burst out of does have somthing that also offers nutrition to the baby and disapears at 10 weeks. I think that is what she is talking about with the cysts:)
By: briana1399
Member since May 24, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
Every woman has a cyst on her ovary. That supports the baby until the placenta developes.
This isn't from google, two of my doctors told me. I said it in responce to the sac being what supports the baby comment.
By: briana1399
Member since May 24, 2011
Posted: on Oct 29, 2011
Yeah that's what I was talking about :) the ultrasound tech was like an theres a cyst on your ovary... And that's all she said. So I had no idea. I have two differen doctors and they both said everyone has one until your placenta develops. So I was just saying that, like I said in response to the one post earlier.
By: SouthieMommy
Member since Dec 18, 2010
Posted: on Oct 30, 2011
@brianna are you thinking of the corpus luteum? im pretty sure thats not a cycst. a cycst is somthing totally different.
By: arykah
Member since Oct 25, 2011
Posted: on Oct 30, 2011
I had that too. It wasn't vanishing twin syndrome or anything. I was told as long as it doesn't get bigger and restrict room for the baby to grow in its own amniotic sac then it would be fine, it was just like a portion of the sac was split so there was two. I would just wait and ask your doctor to check on it next time u go in :)
By: mommytobe5-30-2012
Member since Oct 14, 2011
Posted: on Oct 30, 2011
Thanks everyone, that helps alot :)
By: Laurap43
Member since Sep 10, 2011
Posted: on Oct 30, 2011
The corpus luteum IS a cyst. Briana is right. Thats why in the beginning of pg, one side may hurt more than the other. My doc said during my first US they could see it on my left ovary so theu know that's what ovary the egg came from. Sorry OP not really an answer to your ?

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