May 28, I hear the earlier the scan, the more accurate it is but I want real life examples please! I can't remember on their birthday. Both the dating scans for my boys were out by a week. . May 28th, , PM #9 · demongrrl Your first pregnancy ultrasound scan is likely to be a dating scan. The point of the scan is to work out how many weeks pregnant you are. This means that accurate dating reduces your chance of having your labour induced . dd, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, I've just been for my 12 week scan and they have told me I am 15 weeks it's my parents or the person I slept with. how accurate are scans if I am 9 weeks 1 day.
If this is your first ultrasound, it will give you the opportunity to accurately determine your due date. Knowing how far along you are in your pregnancy is important. At some point between 11 and 13 weeks your healthcare professional will suggest conducting a Nuchal Translucency NT scan.
9 Week Ultrasound
This scan tests for Down syndrome and for accurate results, you need to know how far along you are. If you have miscarried a previous pregnancy or you have experienced some level of vaginal bleeding over the last nine weeks, you may also be offered an ultrasound.
This scan can confirm whether your pregnancy is progressing healthily.
Your baby's growth can slow down and then have spurts. I've not even had my 20 week scan yet.How accurate is a due date that is determined by ultrasound?
I have scans every few weeks so it will probably keep on changing. My baby will come when it's ready anyway, maybe weeks before or maybe weeks after my due date.
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These can be carried out from week 5 or 6 of pregnancy, which is a notoriously tricky time to be accurate on dates. Measurements at such an early stage aren't accurate which is why they wait for 12 weeks to date you. We always recommend mums get a definitive dating scan closer to 12 weeks as this will be much more accurate. Just half a millimetre at such an early stage can change your date by a week.
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Your week scan will be far more accurate. The sonographer then said that I was only about 4. Then at the week scan I got an EDD of 15 march, so that early scan was completely out. Well, you'd think so, wouldn't you. At around 12 weeks you can get more accurate measurements.