Milf chat mobile - Obstetric dating scan
Early in pregnancy there maybe few signs to suggest that you are pregnant.You may have had the ‘blue line’ which suggests you are, but to see for sure will give you added reassurance.For many expecting mums who do not want to go down the route of screening for a chromosomal abnormality such as Down’s syndrome then this scan can be performed to give reassurance that all is well up to 18 weeks of pregnancy.
Closer to 7 weeks a fetal pole, the visual start of seeing a baby(s) but still measuring only a few millimetre (the size of a grain of rice) with a heartbeat the chances of pregnancy continuing 78%.
The baby usually measures 10 – 20 mm and a heartbeat can be seen clearly Baby now measures 20 – 30 mm and again a heartbeat is clearly visible.
As the embryo matures to a foetus, individual genetics and growth factors influence its growth.
This is why an early pregnancy dating scan, rather than one done in the later stages of pregnancy, is considered more accurate when assessing the expected date of delivery.
Should a problem be found, we will make all the necessary arrangements for follow-up care at a suitable time and location of your preference.