The due date and actual delivery date is not really related. More and more studies are suggesting that the last menstrual period should only be used to time the first trimester ultrasound. Is it possible you just a small bub? If you do know the conception date, this is counted as day 14, and not day one. Pregnancy dating by ultrasound can be difficult for mom's. Having said that, your situation could be very different from mine. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.
I had blood results last week indicating I was 5-6w, I had a scan this morning so should have been 6-7 weeks but the ultrasound tech said it was measuring at less than 5 weeks. The scan can check that your baby has a and is normally. Antenatal Screening for Down's syndrome, setting standards to improve women's health. Maybe we have a wonky ultrasound machine here lol. Has this happened to anyone else and everything has turned out ok? They were born at 35 weeks at 4 lb 13 and 5 lb 4.
Will they change my due date when they do my next one in a few days will be supposedly 19 weeks then? I also knew to ask for a dating scan to confirm how far along I was. Since then however I have gone on to have a beautiful and healthy baby boy, who is almost four months old. Not 11 weeks and due June 20th. Perhaps bub was just a bit squished up. A baby will arrive when it is ready and once you hit 37 weeks you are considered full term and labor shouldn't be stopped once it begins.
At this point in your pregnancy, an ultrasound can confirm that your baby is healthy and progressing as it should be. I've now received my blood test results, and have something new to worry over - my hcg levels are rising, but not doubling. Is there anyway the ultrasound can date it wrong? They scheduled my c-section for November 26 regardless and yesterday I started contracting so I went to the hospital where they gave me fluids and narcotics which has stopped the process and sent me home. I asked the sonographer if that sort of difference is usual and she asked if I had been on the pill, I came off in Jan and she mentioned its common for the ovulation to be delayed and dates different. They don't change your due date after your very first ultrasound.
Im now 22weeks 5days and due date has been set for 4th April. The purpose of an 8 week ultrasound From anywhere between eight and 12 weeks pregnant, your healthcare professional might suggest that you schedule your first ultrasound appointment. So the only way an 11 week size baby fits with being 15 weeks pregnant is if there is a serious problem with your baby like a genetic disorder. However, most of these babies will turn out not to have Down syndrome. Her baby weaning made easy teething development health system in late.
All I know is they keep saying my due date is October 3rd or 5th or something and I keep saying the baby is coming out between September 22nd and September 27th at the latest. And in the meantime, this is very stressful, wish we would not scan until 8-9 weeks to be really certain, science vs nature. Consent standards and guidance for Down's syndrome and Fetal Anomaly screening. Hi, Laura Just thought I would take 5 mins to reply to this post. But I feel like it would be important for me and the doctor to know if I am further along than I really am. This is because blood tests for Down syndrome are not very accurate if you are having more than one baby.
Hi there, firstly congratulations, your first baby is such an exciting, yet scary time! My period comes the first of every month and it came in February, but in March it didn't. Please flag if you think our product match is incorrect. Here report that torbjörn receive an average babies can. Pregnancy healthcare professionals are used to lots of questions so ask away! If you are having a , you'll be offered a dating scan first. I know my doctors have my due date wrong.
You may also visit our , for moderated patient to patient support and information. This site is published by BabyCenter, L. Was only 2 months off the pill so cycles were still regulating. After that all bets are off as you found out. Just shows how difficult it is to figure out when you ovulated and conceived! But only about 10% of women actually ovulate exactly on day 14.
Hi Ladies, I am following this post as I can relate. It could just be the case of the dates are wrong and it was to early to detect a heartbeat couldn't it? Hence this difference could come up between the two methods. The possible dates i got pregnant are: September 4,7, or 11 , around ovulation time. If my husband wasn't so trusting this would be causing a big upset in our house. Hello everyone i'm new to this so bare with me :- By my due dates i'm due the 21st October 2010, but when i went for the scan they told me my due date is the 31st October 2010 which can't be right lmp is 14th Jan i split from ex husband on the 5th February and the last time i had sex with him was the 1st of Feb. How long are your cycles normally? The doctor's will monitor your pregnancy closer as your due date nears and induce your labor if they feel there is any danger associated with continuing the pregnancy. As with all screening tests, there can be false positive and false negative results.
But two weeks is a fair bit more deviation. With all of my babies including this one, they changed my due date after the first ultrasound. Your eight week ultrasound can be an exciting and apprehensive moment. Went for six months due date pregnancies, be carried out a small. Due date 17 jun according to scan and 7 jun by lmp im currently 28 weeks 5 days and have been told im only 28 weeks 1 day. The reason I didnt bring this up during the ultrasound is because I was so excited to see the baby I completely forgot. Two weeks will drive you crazy.