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Ultrasound Of 12 Weeks Of Pregnancy
With a normal pregnancy, all ultrasounds including ones in the 1st trimester showed LMP 10/15/12. Could conception have occurred after 11/7/12?
Pregnancy sono: If the ultrasounds were done in the first trimester and all confirm the 10/15/12 lmp, then there is little chance that conception occurred after 11/7/12. The first trimester ultrasound is usually sensitive to +/- 3 days. ...Read more
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
When 1st trimester ultrasounds date pregnancy how do they base the gestational age? Do they assume conception occured on cd14?
US: First trimester ultrasound is based on biometric measurements only, the embryonic crown-rump length, which is extremely reliable when done by a skilled sonographer. No assumptiosn need be made at all. The ega is however reported correctly, by convention, from the first day of a hypotehtical last menstrual period; so in that regard it 'assumes' conception on cd 14. ...Read more
If pregnancy is dated by ultrasound and dated the baby by crl at 12 weeks, do I go back 10 weeks from the scan date to figure out conception?
Is it possible for ultrasound in pregnancy to give inaccurate dates? I think if further along by 3 wks, 1st trimester
Not 1st trimester: A professionally done first trimester ultrasound is accurate to +/- around 3 days, so there is no way to 'mistake' dates by 3 weeks. Ultrasound by a non-qualified individual could be off by this amount I suppose, otherwise they are extremely accurate. ...Read more
On the internet ive read that digital home pregnancy tests may not work during 8-12 weeks of pregnancy.. is this true??
No: Follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you have doubt, ultrasound examination would be warranted. ...Read more
See your MD: It is hard to say what is going on from the description. Call you md for advice. ...Read more
Will my baby survive if my wife gave birth after 12 weeks of pregnancy? My wife has been stressed and gave birth after 12 week weeks of pregnancy can my baby survive?
Fake question,right?: If your wife had delivered at 12 wks you would already know the outcome.They all die within hours if they have a heartbeat at this gestation.If she delivered in a hospital capable of high level neonatal care, she would need to make it to 22-23 weeks for any possibility of survival and even then, less than 10% make it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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