Do dating scans date from conception
We were called in to the scanning room and we were so excited watching our baby on screen.
The sonographer was finding it hard to get a good view of the baby and then after a few moments she went quiet.
The benefit of finding out whether there are foetal abnormalities is that it allows you and your family to plan appropriately for any issues that the scan may reveal.
This includes both medical preparations as well as emotional preparation.
A scan can give some indication of some foetal abnormalities.
Not all abnormalities can be detected and false positives and false negatives have also been known to happen.
Birth Stories – Incompatible with Life: “It took the walk from the Rotunda back across the city to Grafton street for the tears to start.
Dating a scan after the first trimester can have consequences on how long your pregnancy is able to progress and how your labour is managed.A skilled midwife will be able to tell within a couple of weeks when you are more or less due from 12 weeks.