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    Default Did you go off LMP or when ovulation

    Hi,

    Just wanted to know did you have your first scan for a heartbeat at 7 weeks from your LMP or the date you think you ovulated?

    I mean it can't possibly take two weeks of swimming for the sperm to get to where it is going. Can it?


    DelenaTVD

    Previous IVFer we just went off when the eggs were put back

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    7 weeks from lmp. Though I had my dating scan at 9 weeks cause they couldnt fit me in anytime sooner. And no sperm doest take 2 weeks to get to egg..... sperm meets egg fertilises then can take time to travel to uterus... watch the great sperm race

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    Pregnancies are officially counted from 2 weeks prior to ovulation/conception, which for a lot of women is the date of their LMP (but obviously if you don't have a 28 day cycle than this will be totally off!).
    A scan at 7 weeks would show a 5 week old embryo, which is a perfectly reasonable time to have a dating scan. But having a scan 7 weeks after ovulation would also be fine, but you'd be called 9 weeks pregnant, the embryo would be measured as 9 weeks.
    It's a bit silly really.
    Hope that helps?


 

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