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13 weeks scan today but told i'm not as far as that

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KO80 Tue 05-May-15 16:00:44

I had my first scan today, I thought I was 13 weeks, (going by the due date from the doctor and a website) however the lady who did my scan said the baby was small and so I'm only 11 +5. The baby is fine but i'm gutted i've had continues nausea for weeks and had hopped it would stop at soon but now I could have it for a few more weeks. Has anyone else been told a different due date following their first scan?

monsterfaery Tue 05-May-15 16:05:41

In my 3rd pregnancy they put my due date forward 2 weeks at my 12 week scan (so put me back to 10 weeks) my dd was born on her original due date.

MissTwister Tue 05-May-15 16:08:00

I got pushed back a whole week - which meant I would have conceived on Day 10.....

It doesn't mean nausea wont stop soon though - mine went about 12 weeks

laurenlhthompson Tue 05-May-15 16:09:49

I got pushed back nearly 2 weeks, then put forward 2 weeks later on.

I wouldn't worry about it too much.

Number3cometome Tue 05-May-15 16:16:26

I had my due date pushed forward a week (making me a week further along than what I should be and know I am!)

This has meant baby has measured slightly smaller at later scans, I keep having to explain the dates are wrong!

KO80 Tue 05-May-15 16:21:08

Thanks for the replies, that makes me feel better. I might stick with my original date in head!

Lunastarfish Tue 05-May-15 16:31:37

When I went for 12 week scan I was told I was 11+1 so had to have a scan again 7 days later. It was hard for me to calculate my due date as I'd never kept a track of my periods before going on the pill and fell pregnant the second month of trying (so only had 1 period after stopping the pill).

My nausea started to improve by that point and went completely by 16 weeks

3luckystars Tue 05-May-15 16:36:33

When are you going back for your next scan? Sorry to hear you are sick, I hope it improves soon.

mika2 Tue 05-May-15 17:05:00

Your due date is normally just calculated based on the date of your last period. It assumes you have a 28 day cycle and you ovulate on day 14. If you ovulate later there will always be a discrepency e.g. I ovulate on day 19/20 of a 28 day cycle so there was at least a 5-6 day difference between EDD by dates and EDD by scan. HTH!

Christelle2207 Tue 05-May-15 17:58:19

I would't worry babies all grow at different rates! My ds measured big so was brought forward by a week, he arrived on "my" due date which was officially 6 days late.

YouMakeMyHeartSmile Tue 05-May-15 18:04:33

I got put forward 2 weeks. Great, I thought, morning sickness will stop soon. Still throwing up daily at 31 weeks.

KO80 Wed 06-May-15 14:38:36

3luckystars my next scan is my 20 week, they didn't suggest coming back before then.

Christelle2207 I did think last night the babies much grow at different rates, they can't all grow the same.

ThreeBeanRap Wed 06-May-15 16:33:32

K080 this happened to me, I had to have an early scan due to spotting (all ok) and by my lmp dates I should have been 8+5 then. They said I was measuring at 7+2. I found it quite tough too as it felt like a big step back when all you're waiting for is to get to 12 weeks safely, but now I'm 10+1 and it feels like I'm getting there finally! I won't be surprised if they adjust my dates again at my 12 week scan as I don't think I ov'd that late, it can't be an exact science for everyone I guess. Hope you feel better soon flowers

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