MFM mums share their stories plus expert sonographers explain why it happens and what to do if you're told your due dates are wrong. 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.
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Dr Sarah J. Buckley www. Previously versions have been published in Mothering magazine, issue , Sept-Oct , and Nexus magazine, vol 9, no 6, Oct-Nov A fully updated and expanded version is published in Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: When I was pregnant with my first baby in , I decided against having a scan.
Can your pregnancy scan give the wrong due date?
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Every pregnant woman wants to know her due date , and a due date that is calculated from her last menstrual period with a due date calculator often doesn't match the due date that is estimated by her first ultrasound also known as a sonogram. 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. An image of your fetus will appear on an accompanying computer screen and while looking at this image, the technician will take some standard measurements from different angles and listen for a heartbeat.