Early dating scan
We suggest that you go about your normal daily routine but just not empty the bladder half an hour before the scan.There is a small chance that a transvaginal scan may need to be performed in order to get a clearer view.Please ensure you will be at least 8 weeks pregnant at the time of your scheduled appointment for Early Pregnancy Scan in Yorkshire.Miracle Inside do only trans abdominal ultrasound and we do not do internal scan (trans vaginal scan).The heart beat of the embryo can be seen from 6 weeks onwards, therefore, the Early Pregnancy Baby Scan can be performed from 6 weeks 0 days – 10 weeks 6 days from the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP).If your menstrual cycle is longer than 28 days it is advisable to wait until you are at least till 8 weeks from your LMP to confirm the viability of the embryo as you may not be as far as your dates suggest.NICE recommends it's done between 10 weeks and 13 weeks.You will have had earlier appointments and may have had an early scan if you've had any concerns such as bleeding, but otherwise this is the first time you'll get to see your baby, so it's a real milestone in your pregnancy.
This is because it is the longest portion of the embryo’s body and provides an ideal measurement baseline of growth and development.
There are two routine scans in pregnancy and the first is called the 12-week scan or “dating” scan – this is because one of the things it looks at is the exact gestation, giving a better idea of your baby's estimated due date.
The dating scan is usually done at some point between 8 weeks and 14 weeks pregnant.
We offer a full range of 2D, 3D and 4D scans, with prices starting at just £39.
All of our early pregnancy scan appointments are 20 minutes as standard.