Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. All pregnant women in England are offered an ultrasound scan at around 8 to 14 weeks of pregnancy. This is called the dating scan. It's used to see how far along in your pregnancy you are and check your baby's development. Your midwife or doctor will book you a dating scan appointment. It will usually take place at your local hospital ultrasound department.
Ultrasound scans are painless but the gel used within the examination can feel a little cold and you may feel a little discomfort when the ultrasound probe presses on your tummy if you have a very full bladder.
An ultrasound scan typcally takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and the images seen will determine whether a Trans-Vaginal ultrasound scan internal is needed. Your ultrasound scan will be carried out by one of our highly qualified professionals in a caring and comfortable environment.
During your scan we will explain the findings to you and following your scan we will give you your images and detailed report.
If we cannot see a heartbeat then this is either due to the pregnancy being too early this is the commonest reason or that the pregnancy is found to be not viable. From this measurement we can work out how many weeks and days preganant you are this early measurement is approximate for dating.
At this stage often the baby can be seen making small movements usually past 8 weeks which are amazing to see. Early Pregnancy Scan Fee: A detailed report confirming all the scan findings and measurements will be produced including gestation and due date. Suitable for storing maternity records and information leaflets.Pregnancy Tips : How to Identify a Boy or a Girl in Pregnancy
MUMS is a private pregnancy and scanning clinic, you can self-refer and arrange an appointment at your convenience. To book a pregnancy ultrasound scan please telephone us on: If you are suffering with any of these symptoms, please contact the MUMS Practice to arrange an appointment on Hot flushes, Night sweats, Anxiety, Difficultly sleeping, Muscle aches and pains, Vaginal dryness, loss of libido sex drive.
Early Pregnancy Scan (6 -14 weeks)
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