If you choose to have a dating scan, it will most probably be your first scan. If you have had bleeding during your pregnancy or you have had previous miscarriagesyour doctor or midwife may recommend an early dating scan from 6 to 10 weeks gestation. Before 5 weeks gestation, the developing pregnancy is too small to detect on ultrasound. The endometrium the lining of the uterus where the pregnancy will grow should appear thick and secretory. First trimester gestation sac. We will do our best to answer your questions and minimise your anxiety. When you can get pregnant Signs and symptoms When you can take a test Finding out Problems Help if you're not getting pregnant Fertility tests Fertility treatments Work out your due date When pregnancy goes wrong Sign up for weekly pregnancy emails.
First Trimester / Dating Ultrasound
This will provide a fairly accurate estimate of how many weeks pregnant you are.
Your Baby's First Ultrasound
It will not harm you or your baby. Comments Be the first to comment! Menu Close menu. All pregnant women in England are offered an ultrasound scan at around 8 to 14 weeks of pregnancy.