Advanced search

Pregnant? See how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy with the Mumsnet Pregnancy Calendar.

How long before your 12 week scan did you get a letter?

(15 Posts)
zirca Wed 26-Mar-14 10:32:27

I'm 10 weeks tomorrow. Filled in a form at the GP surgery at 8 weeks, but haven't heard anything from the midwife and no scan letter. Do I phone and ask, or is it too early for a letter still?

Newmummy123 Wed 26-Mar-14 10:39:34

I got mine about a week after my booking appointment so if nothing comes by end of week give them a ring smile

SandwichBag Wed 26-Mar-14 11:43:00

Only about a week before. Had booking in at 10 weeks then scan at 12+1

greentshirt Wed 26-Mar-14 11:46:54

Same as sandwich bag for me, booking in at 10+3, scan at 12+3

Fluffybastardcloudkittens Wed 26-Mar-14 11:50:31

I had to chase for my booking appointment because the midwife at my surgery had left. It should be at around 10 weeks so I'd give your surgery a call to check all is in order. Once I'd had my booking I got a letter with a scan date, I can't remember how long was in between but I was more like 13/14 weeks when I had the dating scan.

shelterbelter Wed 26-Mar-14 12:12:05

I got mine on the Friday at 12 weeks and scan was three days later on the Tuesday. I was chasing like mad to see if they'd received it and knew it was in hand so I wouldn't worry. A bit more notice would have been nice though.

moominlike Wed 26-Mar-14 12:39:05

I got my letter at 6 weeks which was a bit of a surprise but I think that might be because I'd already been booked in for an early scan at 7 weeks. My booking in appointment isn't until next week so probably a bit unusual!

ToriaPumpkin Wed 26-Mar-14 12:43:27

About 8 days, my hospital like to make you wait! I had my booking in appt at 9 weeks, scan at 12+1.

My later scans have all been booked at short notice as well, one growth scan I had two days notice!

MinnieMouse5678 Wed 26-Mar-14 17:50:08

You've nothing to lose by ringing to chase up. My booking appointment was booked at 6 weeks to take place in my tenth week, scan was arranged during that app for in my twelth week.

BluegrassLass Wed 26-Mar-14 18:35:54

When I found out I was pregnant, at around 4weeks, I called the GP office and they gave me the phone number to local MW Community Health Centre. I called them up, and made my booking appointment and first scan appointment at the same time. So I've known my scan date for least 6weeks now.

Davmallem2013 Wed 26-Mar-14 18:39:04

I had my booking in appointment at just gone 10wks then finally got my scan letter with a date last week (when I nearly 12wks) but my scan date is when I will be 13wk+4 as my NHS trust say they only do them 2 days a week which probably doesn't help.

FirsttimerG Wed 26-Mar-14 18:55:17

2 weeks, but my scan isn't until nearly 14 weeks!

MissSlackPants84 Wed 26-Mar-14 19:12:30

I saw my midwife at 6 weeks and had my scan date given to me at the booking appointment. Really efficient

OnABabyDiet Wed 26-Mar-14 21:07:41

I was given a phone number at my booking in appointment to ring and arrange my own scan, which worked out well as I could pick times around work & childcare etc... I guess it depends on where you live.

Expectingtwins1975 Wed 26-Mar-14 21:52:38

I only got mine about a week before (was 13 weeks when scanned). I second the phoning them up and asking - they won't mind they will be used to it

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: