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I want an early scan

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RLR Sun 26-Aug-07 21:19:02

I would like to have an early scan to put my mind at rest as im just really worrid.has any of you ladies ever had one and what happened did everything turn out fine. this is my second pg. Im even thinking of going private to get one done

fawkeoff Sun 26-Aug-07 21:20:10

you can get one done pivate, but if you have real concerrns r any pain etc then phone the epau on tuesday morning and asked to be seen.

RLR Sun 26-Aug-07 21:20:26

i should be six weeks on tuesday if all the dates are correct

beansprout Sun 26-Aug-07 21:20:38

How many weeks are you?

I am in my 2nd preg and I think that in some ways it is harder as I know too much about all the things that could go wrong! I spent the weeks before my scan worrying and it would seem that a lot of us do the same! It's really normal to feel like this, but if you want an early scan, hey, why not? smile

lulumama Sun 26-Aug-07 21:20:38

is there any reason that you feel you need one? if it is purely for reassurance, and there is no indication anything is wrong, then you are best to go private, as most EPAUs are overstretched with urgent cases....

before around 7+ weeks, you are unlikely to get the reassurance of clearly seeing a foetus with a heartbeat, so best not to have one too early

RLR Sun 26-Aug-07 21:21:59

im not in any pain as such, ive only had like cramp pains in the left lower stomach.

RLR Sun 26-Aug-07 21:26:44

its just when i had my first pg i had a bleed at around 10 weeks and the doctor came out and said i was misscarrying and nothin can be done about it. but days laterwhen i had a scan the baby was fine. and shes now 3 years old, i still wonder till this day whether i was carrying twins and lost one other people say that too.

Thelittlesoldiersmummy Sun 26-Aug-07 21:31:50

If your having pain any your worried ring the Doctor on Tuesday and they will examine you if they think its needed they will refer you to your local EPU. I am 5 weeks today and have been having pain in my back and left side for a week now I rang the doctor last Monday and was sent to the EPU as they are worried about an EP I have had blood tests 2 one on Monday and one Wednesday and everything looks ok I will be having a scan on Tuesday 5+2 to make sure all is in the right place I know until then I wont beable to rest and every twing and ache will be because it is an ep hmm so I know how you feel but as the doctor said to me if your not bleeding all should be ok good luck x

RLR Sun 26-Aug-07 21:36:40

thanks for ur comment they do help

Thelittlesoldiersmummy Mon 27-Aug-07 19:09:28

RLR come join the April Ante-natal thread as you can worry along with the rest of us! You are 5 days further along than me grin

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