You will be able to empty your bladder after the transabdominal ultrasound is completed and before the transvaginal ultrasound begins if transvaginal ultrasound is required. Your privacy will always be respected during your ultrasound, especially the transvaginal examination. Some centres may charge extra for a photo CD. Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. Like every other health professional, individual skill, expertise and training make a big difference to the outcome of their assessments.
Bleeding in pregnancy should always be investigated, although it does not always threaten the pregnancy….
Your pregnancy and baby guide
Your baby will change dramatically in appearance during this early part of the pregnancy. It is safe, painless and relatively quick test that usually takes around 30 minutes. An ultrasound in the first trimester can give an accurate estimated date of confinement EDC to within days. You may also like to ask your friends who have had a positive experience and to see who they would recommend in terms of having firsthand experience. Generally, ultrasounds which are performed in the first trimester are within days of being accurate in terms of assessing gestational age. Some abnormalities may also be detected at this scan, such as neural tube defects spina bifida is a type of neural tube defect. The endometrium the lining of the uterus where the pregnancy will grow should appear thick and secretory.