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.
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.
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!
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
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!
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!
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