The purpose of the dating scan is to check: how many weeks pregnant you are and work out your due date (the estimated date of delivery, or EDD) whether youre expecting more than 1 baby. that the baby is growing in the right place.
What does the 12 week scan test for?
A nuchal translucency scan is part of the ultrasound scan that most pregnant women have at around 12 weeks of pregnancy. If you decide to have the scan, the health professional performing the ultrasound will measure your babys nuchal translucency (a fluid-filled space at the back of your babys neck).
What will be checked in growth scan?
A growth scan is used to check if the baby is healthy by monitoring the babys weight and various body measurements, to know about the position of the baby, determine the amount of amniotic fluid present, check the position and maturity of the placenta, check the position of the umbilical cord, check the wellbeing and
How long will it take for growth scan?
The growth and wellbeing scan takes approximately 30 minutes but please give yourself lots of time. Occasionally we cant see/scan everything because of your babys position.