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12 week scan at 8 weeks??

(5 Posts)
ThePhantomPlopper Fri 04-Sep-09 14:49:23

Just had my "12" week scan date through, it's next Friday which makes me actually 8 weeks.

My other 2 were done at the 11-13 week mark, why is this one so early?

I would phone, but I don't want them to say it was IS mistake and to go back in October when I should be having it.

barbiebigpants Fri 04-Sep-09 14:51:22

i would keep quiet, they might ask you to come 4 weeks later and you get too see your lo twice smile i thought they could only date you between 10 and 13 weeks? surely a mistake?

rubyslippers Fri 04-Sep-09 14:52:48

If you are having the nuchal scan then you will be way too early to have that done so you will be scanned again

i think you should tell them TBH and get the right dating scan sorted

bigstripeytiger Fri 04-Sep-09 14:56:00

I would tell them. I have heard of people being scanned early (eg for bleeding), and then just getting a date from the earlier scan, and then missing out on the better view of the baby at the 12 week scan.

ThePhantomPlopper Fri 04-Sep-09 15:00:35

OK I've just rang, they said to leave it as it is. My Mum works for the NHS and gave me a lecture about overstretched departments, so I was guilted into ringing them.

It was the nuchal scan I was thinking of, I thought they did it between 11 and 13 weeks, so couldn't understand why they wanted me early, especially as I'm 99% sure of my dates.

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