We're meant to be, you know, you're meant to, dating scan between 10 and 12 weeks. And our midwife spoke to someone in the ultrasonography department, and they said that they wanted us, because of our past history, because we had an anencephaly baby, you wanted to scan us at 10 weeks just to, so that it gave you more time to prepare to then do another scan at 16 weeks, which is the original plan'. ' I said, 'All I want you to do is to tell me if my baby is healthy and normal'.
And she said, 'Oh, well, I can't make out the baby. And she then turned on me and said, 'I can't do that'. And she said, 'I can't tell you if your baby has anencephaly'.
I had to drink so much bloody water before my scan only to find there was a delay before my appointment – I felt like I was going to explode.
I'll never forget one nurse asking me, 'Do you think you could just pop to the loo and let just a little bit out? ’ When it comes to the actual scan you'll lie on your back and then some sticky, clear gel will be rubbed over your abdomen.
Early in pregnancy there maybe few signs to suggest that you are pregnant.
It is reassuring to know everything is as it should be.
Our pregnancy ultrasound scans are available seven days a week and appointments are available to suit you.
A small gestation sac in the uterus measuring approximately 3 – 4 mm Within the uterus a small gestation sac and maybe a small yolk sac within it can be seen.
The senior member of staff walked in, didn't ask us any questions, how far along we were, any kind of past history, or anything like this, didn't even look at the notes, put the scanner on and kind of after scanning around for a bit, took the scanner off and started saying, 'Well, why have you come this early?
' And it was like, 'Well, what do you mean, why have we come this early?