hi , I'm only new to this site so please bare with me . Went for my 22 weeks scan Thursday just gone . The woman doing it wasn't pleasant in anyway . At first she asked do u feel ur baby kick much I said yes that was fine . My partner was outside and after 10 mins of her pressing hard down on my stomach checking all she called him in . Showed us baby heart feet legs etc . She then said that she was gonna bring me back in two weeks time as there was a couple of things she couldn't see . Such as babys face . Couldn't see gender either . Baby did move a lot . When my partner asked should we be worried she said no . She said that I had a lot of belly fat which made it difficult to see baby's face . So she was bring me back . Now I didn't think to much at first .but yesterday I began to freak out thinking what if something is wrong . Has this happened to anyone else ??
Try not to worry. They've got a list of things they check for at the 20 week scan and if they can't see them all during the scan then they'll often try again another time. Totally routine.
We had an amnio at 17 weeks and part of that was a detailed scan. There were a few things they couldn't see clearly and the sonographer particularly looked for them at the 20 week scan (face was one actually). All was fine.
I've found the sonographers etc to be very honest and matter of fact, so I think you can believe her when she says not to worry. You'd be told if they suspected anything was wrong rather than just not being able to see clearly enough that everything was ok (if you see what I mean).
Yes I had to go back for a second scan as they couldn't get all the measurements needed and my son wouldn't move! I think if something is actually wrong they say and you'd end up speaking to a consultant.
Don't worry. I had to have 3 scans around that stage as they told me they couldn't get all the measurements. They also said each time they think it's a girl but wouldn't tell us categorically. That was annoying. They also kept changing my due date! Anyway DD was born perfectly healthy.
If there was a problem you would not be waiting 2 weeks for another scan.
Your baby was in an odd position, which along with a bit of tummy fat, made it hard for her to get a full set of measurements. That's all. It happened to me and my baby was fine, just stubborn about shifting position when other people asked (hmm, she still is stubborn, some bits of personality don't seem to change).
Try to put your mind at rest, if you are still having thoughts and dreams and feeling stressed, then talk to your community MW who should be able to help you relax about the checks.
If she thought there was a problem then you'd be told what it was and she may have got someone else to come and look before telling you. You wouldn't be fobbed off and then told to come back in a fortnight.
Ello, so after waiting all week thinking I was gonna be having scan next week as the woman said . Appointment arrived today . It's not till 6th of June so realistically they can be that worried . ??? Hopefully