Question: When will I have my first scan?

Your dating scan is usually offered between about 10 weeks and 14 weeks. For most women, the dating scan is their first scan. During the scan, the sonographer will put gel on your tummy and move the transducer over your skin.

When should you get your first scan in pregnancy?

The first routine scan is offered at around weeks 11 to 14 of your pregnancy. The timing of scans can be a bit different depending on where you live and when you first see your doctor or midwife. Seeing your baby for the first time can feel like an exciting event. You may feel anxious too.

When is the first scan in pregnancy Ireland?

Your routine pregnancy scans As part of the HSE pregnancy care program you will be offered two scans during your pregnancy. The first scan, also known as the dating scan, will take place before your 15th week of pregnancy, (typically around 12 weeks).

What can you see on a 10 week scan?

Baby is now about the size of a prune. You should be able to see an upper lip and 2 tiny nostrils on the nose. The ears are starting to develop on the sides of your babys head, and the ear canals are forming inside the head. Babys mouth will now contain all future milk teeth as the jawbone is developing.

Can you be showing at 10 weeks pregnant?

You may just be starting to show at 10 weeks pregnant (though if there are no signs of a bump yet, thats normal too), and you might also notice visible veins and increased vaginal discharge.

Are you safe at 10 weeks pregnant?

At 10 weeks pregnant, youre nearing the end of your first trimester. Its likely youve grown accustomed to being pregnant. Youll want to continue eating as well as you can and get some safe exercise to keep you and baby in fighting form.

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