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Early scan dated two weeks early...

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MsFlick Sat 10-Sep-16 08:28:32

Hello, I've never used mums eat before but I think if I lean on my OH and friends anymore with this then they will crack. They're sick of hearing me worry. So I thought I'd look online for some support. I know that there is no 'perfect' response and nobody knows what will happen. But for now I'm really worried and feeling very alone.

I had an early scan on Thursday because I've been spotting for the entire eight weeks I've been pregnant. Only little bits, no pain, sometimes brown and sometimes pink.

Anyway we went in and all was okay, baby was there, heartbeat was seen, but the sonographer was very determined I was only six weeks. She wasn't worried, I'm sure she didn't think anything more than 'silly thing got her dates wrong'.

Now I know I could've ovulated later. LMP was on the 14th July. But if I was only six weeks then I would've conceived on the very day I got my bfp (11th August). Which isn't really possible.

So even though everybody keeps telling me 'it's ok, there's a heartbeat, all is as well as it can be' I just know that baby is not big enough. Which means something is wrong. I'm so freaked out.

Nobody else understands why I'm so worried.

I have no rescan booked, and just have to sit tight and wait now. But knowing that there is nothing I can do, definitely isn't stopping me freaking out!

Has this happened to anybody else? What was the outcome? Good and bad experiences welcome please!

LynseyH Sat 10-Sep-16 09:58:49

I couldn't just read and run.
I have read many, many stories where dates are off and by the time of the 12 wk scan, baby has 'caught up'. This is entirely possible for you too.
My personal experience of a pregnancy being put back wasn't good, I did mc. I hate to share that with you as I don't want you to worry more but I didn't want to lie either.

Please focus on what I said to start with, this isn't unheard of at all. Do not Google!!!!
Also, early scans are very inaccurate as everything is so miniscule and it's hard to get measurements, this is why we aren't offered scans until 12 weeks when it's much easier and clearer to see things.
I truly hope everything goes well for you and right now, there is no reason to believe it won't. Seeing a heartbeat is always a good sign and increase chances of it being a healthy pregnancy flowers

ConvincingLiar Sat 10-Sep-16 19:15:33

Did sonographer mean 6 weeks pregnant though or 6 weeks since conception. Sometimes the way it's counted is that you're 2 weeks pregnant when you conceive if they're going from LMP.

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