Dating scans in pregnancy
And briefly explained what had happened, went to the toilet, emptied my bladder and went back to go in the room and my mum said that she was coming in with us.And they said that it was hospital policy not to have more than one person in the room, and mum then turned round and said, 'Well, I'm sorry' she said, 'my daughter feels you're treating her like an idiot'.
They will also check that anatomically everything is where should be.
Then you get your amazing pictures and you can tell the world! Dating scans are offered at some point between 8 and 14 weeks, with most of them happening between 11 and 14 weeks.
If you've had fertility treatment, have a history of miscarriages or are in pain or bleeding during the first weeks of pregnancy, you may be offered an early scan before this routine dating scan.
“If the scan reveals either a suspected or confirmed abnormality, the woman should be informed by the sonographer at the time of the scan.
It is essential that all practitioners performing fetal anomaly ultrasound screening should be trained to communicate abnormal findings to women, as such information is likely to have significant emotional impact.Usually, sonographers will ask a senior sonographer colleague to confirm findings and this should be done immediately.