Despite it's name, I really didn't realise until tonight that the 20-week anomaly scan can pick up serious issues. My 12 week scan was fine so I've been looking forward to my next one but mow I'm just scared in case something goes wrong. And there's nothing I can do about it even if there is a problem, so it all seems like a waste of energy grumble grumble Am 16 weeks tomorrow.
Hi, I havn't any advice as I'm in pretty much the same position as you, 16+2 weeks and worried about upcoming scan and tbh the rest of the pregnancy. Except I knew full well the anamoly scan picks up problems as had a friend who's DD had a serious heart defect picked up on it, her DD sadly died at 7 months old after months of hospitalization and surgery Not to mention the hundreds of stories online which really don't help your confidence in things.
I really want to focus on the positives and although I'm showing a bit and had no problems, am young, slim and healthy I am absolutely terrified of this next scan tbh.
Your not alone with the worries! I'm even bricking it for my 16 week midwife appointment on Thursday.
I see. Assuming all is well with it, of course. I think my fears are worsened by the fact that I'm having a second scan that day - a very close look at baby's heart because I have T1 diabetes. So I am just very aware that something could go wrong.