I have been very nervous about my pregnancy, I have heard so many sad stories and so many friends and family who have had miscarriages that we decided to have a scan at 10 weeks. The scan is now tomorrow and I am very nervous. I am also not sure what to expect, will it be an internal scan or a normal ultra sound? If it is internal is it really uncomfortable? I have got very sore boobs and been feeling and been sick which I am hoping are all really good signs but I can't help but feel very anxious still. We also want to tell family over Christmas so I am hoping this is the right thing to do even though I will only be 11 weeks.
It'll be a normal ultrasound. It is normal to feel the way you do and the hormones don't help! I was told all my symptoms were a sign of a strong pregnancy so lease try not to worry as it won't change anything. Good luck!!
The last midwife I seen was lovely and reminded me that at no point did I have to do anything I didn't want to do, sometimes we need reminding! It can feel like you have lost control of your body when you don't know what is going on in there. Internal scans aren't actually that bad and might give you more info, if it's offered you should consider! In a regular scan you won't see much more than a blob at 10weeks, but it's your blob
As others have said it will be a normal ultrasound. I had a scan with my now almost 2 yr old DD at 8 weeks and it was a normal one- just a blob with a heart beat but the best blob I have ever seen!!! 😊 Good luck and enjoy xx
I think it's different for different hospitals as I had a scan at 8 weeks and it was internal, if it is there's nothing to worry about it doesn't hurt and is only mildly uncomfortable at the time. If it is an internal and you're planning on going out afterwards go home first and change underwear or bring a spare pair of knickers other wise you'll end up walking around with lots of the ultrasound jelly in your knickers!
Thank you all, really appreciate your comments and has definitely helped me to feel less anxious... just a few hours at work today and then hopefully I will get to see my blob with a heartbeat :-) Hoping it makes this all a lot more real as well!
All went really well, babies heartbeat is really healthy and he/she was moving around and wriggling so much. It was just incredible! Found it all very emotional and even cried in Tesco's afterwards I was a bit overwhelmed! I have a cyst on one of my ovaries but hoping that is normal and will go away by itself. The detail you could see already was amazing and I can't wait to see our little peanut again in 3 weeks time!
That is great news! So happy that everything went well for you! When is your due date? Our 12 week scan isn't until I am actually 13 weeks so I am so pleased we did it. I can't wait to see our little peanut again. I am still a little anxious but I think after the next scan I will feel more confident!