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Dating scan during pregnancy

Published: 10.02.2017

Am J Obs Gynecol ; 1: However, the sonographer may not be able to get good views if your baby is lying in an awkward position or moving around a lot.

The second scan offered to all pregnant women is called the anomaly scan, or mid-pregnancy scan, and usually takes place between 18 and 21 weeks of pregnancy. This scan checks for structural abnormalities (anomalies) in the baby.

If you are offered further tests, you will be given more information about them so you can decide whether or not you want to have them.

For example, you may be offered further tests that have a risk of miscarriage. Ultrasound examinations from 12 to 22 weeks are regarded as being within 10 days of accuracy or up to 10 days earlier or 10 days later than the woman's calculated due date.

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Having the scan does not hurt, but the sonographer may need to apply slight pressure to get the best views of the baby.

    1. Ghetto_Tawer - 18.02.2017 in 19:53

      The EDD from the early dating scan is used - if the last menstrual period is not known or is unreliable, or the dating scan differs from the last menstrual period dating by more than 5 days.

      Domenik_Topeto - 22.02.2017 in 11:20

      This is because most babies are healthy and do not have abnormalities.

      Steven_Cobb - 02.03.2017 in 15:31

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