Dating scan heartbeat


12-Mar-2016 11:37

This will be discussed with you by the Sonographer before proceeding with the internal examination and obtain your consent.All of our sonographers are qualified with diagnostic obstetric ulltrasound scanning experience, and are accredited by either the Health Professional Council, The General Medical Council, Society of Radiographers or Royal College of Midwives and work within the NHS alongside their role with My Ultra Healthcare Ltd.For example if you a tiny sac can be seen in the uterus, but the baby and its heart beat may not be detected yet.5 ½ weeks gestation means 5 ½ weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period, which is usually about 3 ½ weeks from the date of conception (confusing, isn’t it!If the pregnancy is very early the gestation sac and fetus will not be big enough to see, so the transvaginal approach will give better pictures.

Further Information: This scan is recommended if there is bleeding, pain, history of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, IVF treatment or history of long term medical conditions.Please call us if there is a scan you require that is not listed.Our experienced and fully qualified sonographers are here to provide you with the best care, using the most up to date guidelines.If you do not want the extra addons (gender/4D) please choose our Well-being Scan.

*Percentage longer is measured against our Well-being 4D Scan (Picture Box).The earlier the ultrasound is done, the more accurate it is at estimating the baby's due date.