Pregnancy 18-24 Community
ultrasound at 8 weeks
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pregnancy and childbirth in women age 18 to 24.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

ultrasound at 8 weeks

anybody ever did an ultrasound at 8 weeks in pregnancy and the doctor did not see the baby? this was done on an empty bladder and was an abdominal ultrasound,i do have some belly fat.i'm so worried and my morning sickness is not as it was before,i'm only a little nausous and vomit once in a while,had some period like cramps yesterday and spotting.not bad.
Tags: Pregnancy
Related Discussions
6 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
363110_tn?1340924019
Ususally it's VERY HARD to see anything via abdominal U/S before 12 weeks. You need to go in and request a transvaginal U/S... I went in for a scan yesterday to find out if I'm 5 or 6 weeks... he did an abdominal scan, saw nothing.. and I requested a transvag. scan a few times... so he did that and we saw a sac, b ut nothing in it so far.
Blank
822733_tn?1258147326
I agree with Mart.  I went in when I was a little over 7 weeks and they tried the abdominal u/s, but couldn't see anything so they did a transvaginal and found the little bean.   You need to go back in a request a trasvaginal, for nothing else but to ease your mind.  I think you'll be ok.  Let us know how things go and good luck!
Blank
888438_tn?1241050135
ya i agree that a abdominal us can not see the baby of course. they need to do a trans vaginal us. and even sometimes they still cant see it. thats why its better to wait til ur at least 10w. wish u the best
Blank
280369_tn?1316705641
THey should have done a vaginal. I actually had one done with my son at 8 weeks and I had an extremely full bladder, so they were able to see the baby. But they couldn't give me an accurate heart rate reading. They said it varied from 80-186. I would have preferred a vag. that way I didn't have to worry so much. I'm not even sure why they do abdominal ones so early anyway. With this pregnancy they wanted me to wait until I was almost 12 weeks to have my first u/s. I didn't have to worry then. I hope everything is just fine!
Blank
889470_tn?1241735559
thank you guys sooo much,exactly my point,i've read enough to know this could not make sence.you'll please pray for us (me and baby). love you all.and god bless,hope all is well.
Blank
229760_tn?1291471470
I am so sorry to hear that you are going through this. Ugh the stress of the wait and see game!! I go to an at-risk doctor and for both of my boys I had an abdominal  u/s at 8 weeks. Both times they were able to see the baby and give me an accurate heartrate. I think this was the case for me because my doctors equipment is extremely up to date being that he is high risk. I am surprised they did not automatically give you a vaginal one after that, I just do not understand why they let you leave without giving you any answers.  Like the others said, I would try not to stress out about it, I know easier said then done!!! I will keep you in my prayers......by the way are the planning to do another one in the near future?? Good luck and keep us posted!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pregnancy 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
11 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
thenewmrs_b
7157499_tn?1407282755
Blank
tamararae19
9442948_tn?1406820051
Blank
babyberry000
7757724_tn?1396283186
Blank
HannahJohnson
none of your business, OH
7226538_tn?1404882440
Blank
Mommy_Daddy_2
Newport News, VA
8509309_tn?1408091128
Blank
OctoberBaby5