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darrenwis Sun 28-Jun-15 13:29:59


Had my 12 week scan, although a little early as I was 11 weeks 3 days. Just wondering at this point has the placenta taken over?

Many thanks.

bittapitta Sun 28-Jun-15 13:32:59


darrenwis Sun 28-Jun-15 13:46:00

Care to elaborate? hmm At what point does this happen?

Thanks in advance.

bittapitta Sun 28-Jun-15 14:18:04

Around 5-6 weeks iirc. Why are you asking?

At my 12 weeks scan they checked the blood flow to/through placenta.

darrenwis Sun 28-Jun-15 14:49:29

Just wondering as i understand this transition was a risk point. They didnt mentioned anything at my scan.

Junosmum Sun 28-Jun-15 20:14:26

At 8 - 10 weeks the placenta should be fully formed and functioning. At 7 weeks mine was still on a healthy looking yolk sac. By your scan it should be fine.

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