I had an ABDOMINAL ultrasound on 4/1 that dated me 7wks, 0d with an EDD of 11/18.I had an ultrasound on 4/26 that dated me 11wks, 2d CRL 45mm with EDD 11/12.The ideal time for a sonographer to assess the gestational age in the first trimester is between 7-10 weeks of pregnancy.
If you do know the conception date, this is classed as day 14 and not day one.If you have an irregular cycle, or if you've recently been taking the contraceptive pill, working out the date from your LMP isn't a very accurate method. He used a condom, I believe I was on birth control (but cant remember for sure), and took Plan B 55 hours later.I had sex with another partner unprotected for the month of Feb - currently.Ultrasounds are more accurate than using the LMP and, if the ultrasound date differs from your period dates, the ultrasound date will be used.
The ultrasound date is usually later than the period date, so accurate dating has been found to reduce the number of women having labour induced because their babies are overdue The ultrasound can check that your baby has a heartbeat and is developing normally.
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The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) recommends that pregnant women have routine obstetric ultrasounds between 18 weeks and 22 weeks gestational age in order to confirm pregnancy timing, to measure the fetus so that growth abnormalities can be recognized quickly later in pregnancy, and to assess for congenital malformations and multiple gestations (i.e. Additionally, the ISUOG recommends that pregnant women have obstetric ultrasounds between 11 weeks and 13 weeks 6 days gestational age in countries with resources to perform them.
Performing an ultrasound at this early stage of pregnancy can more accurately confirm the timing of the pregnancy and can also assess for multiple fetuses and major congenital abnormalities at an earlier stage.
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