Dating sites whilst pregnant


The point of the scan is to work out how many weeks pregnant you are. Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: diagnosis and initial management CG 154.



The scan can check that your baby's heart is beating nicely and that he's developing normally. Your baby's head, limbs, hands, and feet can be seen, as well as his abdominal wall and some organs, such as his stomach. The dating scan isn't designed to look for more subtle abnormalities, though. That will happen at your next routine scan at about 20 weeks However, some major problems can be seen at your dating scan, such as issues with the umbilical cord or with your baby's skull or abdominal wall.

You may need a second scan to check the first scan's findings.

The dating scan will also show if you're expecting twins, triplets, or more.