How accurate are ultrasounds in determining the size of a baby?Should I be worried? I do have irregular periods but this seems to be off by a lot to me. Did they confirm a heartbeat? When did you get your first positive test? You might of ovulated late and then gotten a really early positive. So if your cycles are long and irregular it seems totally possible for you to be 2 weeks behind what you initially thought.
Horrible waiting and not knowing if the pregnancy is viable still.
I'm measuring 1 week behind. I guess I just ovulated late. I think it's pretty common if you're not a "28 day cycle" person who is??? I was almost the same-thought I was 9 weeks, measured 7 exactly.
I know it's worrying (I lost a baby before) but loads of people measure a bit I had an early scan at 8+2 weeks they said I was measuring wks too . He said to me don't use this as your dating scan go to your 12 week scan. However, baby measured around 6 weeks. Could see Does anyone know, will i get my dating scan appointment through the post? As cannot. I was measuring a week behind at my early scan, now 15 weeks and caught up. My due date is 1 June (I am 7 weeks today) and I can't see outline of baby yet.
Doctor saw a strong heartbeat and was completely unconcerned at the difference in dates. I've had 2 follow up ultrasounds, I'm now 10 weeks and baby is looking and growing great! I also have irregular cycles, it's so frustrating!!
I was just about to ask the sake question. I went for my scan yesterday and was told i was 5 weeks 5 days I should be 7 weeks 5 days. He said it was common to measure different from my last period because of ovulation being late and implantation not happening right away.
Doctor scheduled me for another scan next week to see growth. Doctor told me not to worry, but I had a MC in May when the baby stopped growing and no heartbeat, so I am still a little worried.
Also I had some bleeding, which is why I've had 2 other ultrasounds. Doctor said that was normal too and that as long as I'm not hemorrhaging that I shouldn't worry. I think you're okay for now but definitely let the dr know if anything worse than that happens. I eventually stopped bleeding I bled for two days and that's why I had so many scans done.
Hopefully the bleeding will stop. I'll be hoping for you! That sounds scary, mama. To be behind and bleeding doesn't make you feel very confident.
Hi I just had a private scan today and I should be 8 weeks 2 days pg. He said as I new my dates and new when I tested there is no way it should be 2 weeks behind. The measurements they give are only a guideline as each baby grows at a When i went for a dating scan last week, the same scan took me a week and. I went for a scan at 7 weeks and 6 days. The ultrasounds measured the baby at 6 weeks and 1 day - 12 days behind in total. The obstetrician. Dating scan 2 weeks behind: Hi everyone. Firstly, congratulations to you all. I had my first ultrasound this morning. The doctor had assumed 7w.
But you do have a strong heartbeat, and most women with long cycles will measure behind. So far, it looks good! Hopefully, the bleeding will cease for you very soon so that you can relax and enjoy. I'm the same, thought I was 7 but measuring 5 on ultrasound, I go back this week to see if there's 2 weeks growth.
My only other worry is i have zero symptoms, but my doctor said every pregnancy is different. I was so sick wth my first for 7 months! Just hope all is growing well. Will know this week. I'm in the same boat - measuring 2 weeks behind. Doctor didn't seem concerned.I'm pregnant. Why is my baby smaller than she should be, and what does that mean?
They don't even want to check up on it again until 20 weeks. Just had my ultrasound Friday, been anxious all weekend. Going to call and try to get another just for peace of mind. If they don't seem worried, we shouldn't be either Just had my doctors appointment and apparently baby is measuring 2 weeks behind. I'm currently 34 weeks and at my 32 week appointment he was measuring 1 week behind. But now that it's 2 weeks behind I'm D by Delious I'm 32 weeks and measuring 2 weeks behind does that mean I'm 30 weeks and not 32?
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I'm so confused, HELP!!!! I had an ultrasound today and am measuring 2 weeks behind. I should be 7. They said everything measured perfect for nearly 6 weeks, but my heart sank when they said April Babies. Bookmark Discussion. Reply Close. By Rachel Mostyn. Original date given was 18 December but at the scan it was moved to 31 Dec. Unless you have an early pregnancy scan most of you will be given your estimated due date at the week scan.
Of course you have probably already used an online due date calculator. Weird huh?
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But this will only give you a rough idea. This is especially true if you have an irregular cycle or have been on the Pill for example. Experts say that the scan date can sometimes come out as less pregnant than suggested by your LMP. But then again with my first baby I was spot on with dates, he always measured big and he was a week overdue… these babies like to be tricky!
But Nigel also says that the estimated and that is all it is date is normally accurate plus or minus about a week. The healthcare professionals will stick to this date as far as possible because it is then used as the baseline for growth throughout pregnancy.
had dating scan Tuesday, meant to be 7+6. Was using OPK's and had regular cycles so my dates very accurate. Bubs measured only 5+2 and. “My due date got put back by 2 weeks at the 12 week scan. “The due date is estimated by measuring the 'crown rump length' of your baby which is essentially . yes im 2 weeks behind. having a follow up scan next week to check they (twins! They haven't changed my official due date yet though.
I have scans every few weeks so it will probably keep on changing. These can be carried out from week 5 or 6 of pregnancy, which is a notoriously tricky time to be accurate on dates. Expert Jan Steward, who is director of Ultrasound Direct and Babybond, agrees that early scans carry a much greater risk of inaccuracy. We always recommend mums get a definitive dating scan closer to 12 weeks as this will be much more accurate.
Just half a millimetre at such an early stage can change your date by a week.