Pregnant after 6 weeks of dating

The images provided by this scan are quite varied because the baby is growing so rapidly.

We will also check for the presence of uterine fibroids or ovarian cysts.

Crown/rump length and gestational age are closely compared with each other until around the end of the first trimester.

5 ½ weeks gestation means 5 ½ weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period, which is usually about 3 ½ weeks from the date of conception (confusing, isn’t it!) the fetus is clearly seen on trans-vaginal ultrasound and the heart beat can be seen at this early stage (90 to 110 beats per minute under 6 to 7 weeks, then 110 to 200 beats per minute as the baby matures).Sometimes a trans-vaginal examination shows that your pregnancy is less advanced than expected.The earlier the ultrasound is done, the more accurate it is at estimating the baby's due date.the baby and its heart beat can be detected relatively easily with trans-abdominal and trans-vaginal examination.

This is presuming that the pregnancy is actually at this stage of development.

At around seven weeks of pregnancy, it’s reasonably common for women to have their first ultrasound.

This can be for many reasons but the most common is to confirm pregnancy and to check that the embryo is viable and “everything’s ok”.

If you have a severe, one-sided pain in your belly, it’s essential to find out what’s causing it.

A scan can help doctors to see whether the pregnancy is inside or outside your womb (uterus), but can't tell much else before six weeks.

This scan will provide you with the following information: 1.