From 11 weeks the baby’s head, body, arms, legs, stomach, bladder and cord insertion will be checked to rule out a large number of major structural abnormalities including anencephaly, gastroschisis, exomphalos and megacystis.
A clear explanation of the procedure and what has been found during the scan will be given to you by our clinical specialist throughout the pregnancy scan.
Should a problem be found, we will make all the necessary arrangements for follow-up care at a suitable time and location of your preference.
Last month Jocelyn over at Speaking of China wrote On Dating Chinese Men and asked us fellow bloggers to do the same.
the pregnancy is intrauterine, growing in the womb and not ectopic, i.e. After 14 weeks in pregnancy the baby’s measurements change, we now measure the head circumference (HC), abdominal circumference (AC) and femur length (FL).
You two might be able to work it out with the parents when they get to know you better, but parental acceptance is important even when both are Chinese.
Early in pregnancy there maybe few signs to suggest that you are pregnant.
You may have had the ‘blue line’ which suggests you are, but to see for sure will give you added reassurance.
This early pregnancy dating scan (ante-natal scan) is useful for those who: Are experiencing pain or bleeding in the pregnancy Had a previous miscarriages Had a previous ectopic pregnancy Are unsure of date of last menstrual period And for those who need reassurance prior to their NHS scan, now usually performed after 12 weeks.
With many early pregnancy units stretched to over capacity, it is not always possible to get a same day appointment.