Question: Is the 12 week scan known as the dating scan?

When will I have my dating scan? Youll have a dating scan appointment, also known as a 12-week scan, between about 10 weeks and 14 weeks of pregnancy. This is usually the first scan youll have, so its likely to be a significant moment for you.

What is the 12 week scan called?

A nuchal translucency scan is part of the ultrasound scan that most pregnant women have at around 12 weeks of pregnancy. If you decide to have the scan, the health professional performing the ultrasound will measure your babys nuchal translucency (a fluid-filled space at the back of your babys neck).

When do you get your dating scan letter?

When will I have my dating scan? Your dating scan is usually offered between about 10 weeks and 14 weeks. For most women, the dating scan is their first scan. During the scan, the sonographer will put gel on your tummy and move the transducer over your skin.

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