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Confused from a early scan !

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Roxi88 Fri 08-Jul-16 19:12:12

Hi ladies im just wondering if anyone else has been for a early scan and the sonographer has turned around and said 'you're not out of the woods for twins' it's left me baffled and confused and a tad shocked this is not my first pregnancy it's actually my 4th and I've had early scan with all and never had a comment like this ?!i have another scan booked for Monday and I'm feeling rather nervous about it blush

LynseyH5 Sat 09-Jul-16 10:45:11

I don't have any advice but find that a silly thing to say and not explain. I'm presuming she means you could be expecting twins but she's not sure? How far along are you? Did you see a healthy baby in there?
I had a private scan this week at 8+3 and the lady thoroughly checked for any hiding babies! We quite obviously saw there was just the one.

Havingkittens04 Sat 09-Jul-16 14:16:16

We were told at at our early scan that the sonographer could see one fetus, but advised us that it's not uncommon at this stage for a second fetus to be 'hiding' behind the visible one. Think they might just have to say that to prepare you for multiples? We went back 4 weeks later and there is only one fetus. Good luck x

Scarydinosaurs Sat 09-Jul-16 14:24:48

I had this said to me at my first scan, but I think it was only because I mentioned twins running in my family. Don't worry, he or she is correct that you can't be sure until the 12 week scan if there are twins.

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