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A 22-year-old female asked:

went in thinking 8 wk u/s. measured at 6w5d only showing gest sac and yolk. no cramping, spotting, anything. is it possible i still have a baby?

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Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Congratulations!: The gestational sac is the earliest sonographic finding in pregnancy. It is an ultrasonic finding characteristic of early pregnancy. As the pregnancy advances, the next structure to become visible is the yolk sac. It starts forming during the second week. A mass of fetal cells, called the fetal pole, is seen on US sometime after the 6th week of gestation. You are early. Repeat the U

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