Maternity: Pregnancy Ultrasound
Ultrasound in early pregnancy (before 12 weeks) – Dating Scan. Ultrasound in early pregnancy is '10 weeks pregnant' based on the LMP, she actually became how far along a pregnancy is using the LMP can be less reliable. It is also.
Dating scans also reveal other important information such as: the number of fetuses and gestation sacs the presence of a heart beat the size of the fetus, from which the gestational age is estimated unusual features of the uterus such as the shape or the presence of fibroids How is it done?
Most dating scans are done with a trans-abdominal transducer and a fullish bladder. For transvaginal ultrasound you can have an empty bladder When is it recommended?