All babies start out not even visible to the naked eye. The bottom line is if you have an abortion you won't have a baby, if you don't you will have a baby- unless you miscarry of course. I would have a follow up scan in a week. They should be able to see a fetal pole by then.
I'd be going back to your gp, arranging a repeat scan in 1-2 weeks time and also getting repetitive bloods to see if your hcg (pregnancy hormone) levels are rising correctly to see if the pregnancy is progressing.
Brimm: my first scan was about the same as yours and they could only see the sac. Nothing more.
I now have a hyper crazy adorable 2.2 year old daughter.
It's good to know I am all healthy inside though. She could tell which side the egg had come from and everything..which was kind of amusing. My husband afterwards said "is that your right or her right?"
I've had some cramping pains afterwards which have been terribly uncomfortable.
The lady wasn't much with the talking, I guess being honest and saying we hadn't decided anything made her that way. She wanted to turn the screen off and I said "I want to see everything". I'll be heading into the Doctors on Monday to further discuss things and have a counselling meeting on that Monday too.
I was expecting so much more so was a little disappointed!
I do hope I understood that all correctly. Bit of a whirl wind of emotions!
Yeah, wether you decide to terminate or decide to keep your baby, you need to see what's going on in there. Sorry to add this into the mix, but if by chance you've miscarried, or had a missed miscarriage, you'll need this info, so make sure your husband is aware that there will have to be future blood tests and scans taken. Sorry for my next sentance, I don't want to come across as horrible. But, no point in booking for a termination when it's a D&C you need!
If you were worried that something could be wrong when you couldn't see much then I think that is a sign in itself. When I wasn't sure about what to do with my own unplanned pregnancy and I had a day where the morning sickness disappeared and I went in for a scan terrified i had lost the baby I couldn't deny that I wanted him after that
^ Please don't take my above post as me assuming the worst for your pregnancy. What you can see in those early days really differs from person to person. I guess my point was that I wanted your husband to slow down with booking you in at the clinic
Hi, very sorry with everything you've been going through lately - esp loosing your mum
I just wanted to jump in and say that if you've tested on the 12th &14th of May (am assuming this is around the time your period was due?) then you're spot or in the right time period on for dates- even though woman have different length cycles- their luteal phase remains the same - meaning that we all ovulate roughly two weeks before the beginning of our next cycles.
Good luck with whatever you decide
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