Sign up to receive event updates, news and other offers from Pride Fort Lauderdale! After that puts my first ultrasound examination? Ectopic pregnancies are rare with IVF pregnancies, but still a possibility, and are dangerous for the pregnant woman. In many cases, an ultrasound technician or sonographer will record measurements, a heartbeat, and images, and pass this on to a radiologist or your doctor to examine. The pregnancy normally develops in the uterus, within the endometrium the lining of the uterus. However, in the early pregnancy, the developing embryo is very small at 6 weeks gestation, the baby is only mm long and a transvaginal ultrasound may be required to get a better image of the baby. We will review the uterus for such conditions as fibroids, and the ovaries for such conditions as ovarian cysts.
During an ultrasound, a technician will spread a warm gel over the lower part of your abdomen and then press a tool called a transducer against your belly to examine your fetus using sound waves.
Early Pregnancy Ultrasound Results
I think they are off by 3 weeks. Researchers have mapped out the expected measurements for specific points in early pregnancyso an early ultrasound scan can give a doctor some important information. February Babies. DH and I started having sex again 5 weeks after I gave birth, so really we could have conceived anywhere between May 5th - May 30th they must think we conceived sometime around the 15th because my EDD is Feb 18th. Find out more reliable for evaluating your pregnancy decreased fluid around which means intercourse three weeks gestation. For many women, especially after 8 weeks gestation, sufficient information about the baby may be obtained with transabdominal ultrasound only.