Your baby is just a tiny embryo

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The heart rate of babies is much quicker than adults. Assess the size of your baby. This is useful if there are concerns that your pregnancy may not be correctly located in the uterus an ectopic pregnancy. But early on they are really good measures. You may have gone to your doctor with vaginal bleeding or you may be anxious because of problems in a previous pregnancy such as miscarriage.

This early ultrasound can provide reassurance that everything is progressing normally. Determining the number of babies present. Seeing a yolk sac helps the doctor confirm the presence of a developing pregnancy within the uterus, even before the embryo is seen.

We will do our best to answer your questions and minimise your anxiety. It involves scanning with the ultrasound probe lying in the vagina. The gel helps improve contact between the probe and your skin.

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Your doctor may be concerned about your pregnancy because of abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding. We will confirm the presence of a heartbeat in your baby and measure the heart rate. Establishing accurate dates can be important, especially if there are concerns about your baby later in the pregnancy for example, if the baby is not growing well. Then at the last they decided to have her wait past the original due date.

My friend spotted off and on during her pregnancy but had no serious problems from it. Assess the uterus and ovaries. That can cause the baby to be deaf at best and kill the baby at the worst case scenario.

You will always have a choice about whether transvaginal ultrasound is performed. We will review the uterus for such conditions as fibroids, and the ovaries for such conditions as ovarian cysts. Pregnancy ultrasounds are performed mainly using transabdominal ultrasound.

Also the time it takes the baby to implant can vary from days. All transvaginal probes have been cleaned and sterilised according to recommended protocols. Oh and with my first they thought my daughter was a whole month further along.