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– At this stage the baby is now much more recognisable as a developing baby.
If the heartbeat is present and the baby measure appropriately for your dates, the risk for having a miscarriage now drops to 1%.
Early Pregnancy Scans are normally performed trans-abdominally (through your tummy) however an internal (vaginal) scan may be required at earlier gestations ie 6-7 weeks to see all the necessary detail, or if your womb tilts backwards (retroverted).
We will always try to scan trans-abdominally first but if we need to do an internal scan then this will not be harmful in any way to the baby and would be discussed prior to having the scan.
Sometimes a trans-vaginal examination shows that your pregnancy is less advanced than expected.
If you have had any bleeding or pain or any other symptoms then this scan will accurately confirm viability.
Ultrasounds performed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy are generally within 3 - 5 days of accuracy.
The most accurate time is between 8 and 11 weeks gestation.
– At this stage the pregnancy is of course small, but we should be able to see the gestation sac with a yolk sac developing in your uterus.
We should be able to see and hear your baby’s heartbeat on scan, which is very reassuring.