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4d scan likely hood of baby Not showing face again?

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Wotsits4357542 · 16/07/2020 15:25

I had a 4d scan last week at 25 weeks baby was hiding her face and even though I had a cold drink and went for a walk I went back into the scan room and baby was covering herself ever more 😄 her legs were right over her face and couldn’t see anything I’m booked in for a rescan when I’ll be 28 weeks and I’m worried she’ll hide again, was odviously glad she is healthy and was ok but I am really excited to see her little face. Did this happen to anyone and you were rescanned and got a clear view?
I ate a meal just before the scan too so might have been baby was asleep after a big meal lol

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NWnature · 16/07/2020 15:36

Following for any tips because I have a 28 week 4d scan on Sunday and baby has been very uncooperative at the 12 and 20 week!! I have an anterior placenta which also doesn't help.
I read somewhere that orange juice can get them moving! I might glug a bit of that beforehand. TBH I think its just fluke!

DressingGown87 · 16/07/2020 15:45

I don't have tips but I feel your pain! I went for my 4d scan yesterday and she had her hands covering her face. When they did manage to wake her up, with lots of pressing, walking, jumping etc, she just put her feet over her face too! I'd not eaten beforehand, had drank a can of fizzy pop! They rebooked my scan for scan next week, which I thought was good. Just hoping she doesn't do the same again.

Is this is a girl / little madam thing? Every scan she has not co-operated!

sel2223 · 16/07/2020 15:47

My baby has always had her hands up by her face on every scan since early pregnancy.
I had a 4D scan at 31 weeks and managed to get her to move them jusy enough to get a few pics but they were soon back up again!

FourPlasticRings · 16/07/2020 15:49

Babies tend to have a preferred position in utero, in my limited experience, so you may well find her in the se position again.

Mumma4262 · 16/07/2020 15:52

I went for my 3D scan at 29 weeks and she was frank breech, so her legs were over her face.

They had me back 2.5 weeks later and she was in exactly the same position. The good pics I did get showed literally half her face!

sel2223 · 16/07/2020 16:11

Most of my 4D pics look like this

4d scan likely hood of baby Not showing face again?
GoshHashana · 16/07/2020 16:18

I decided not to have a 4d scan precisely because my baby did not cooperate at my 12-week or my 20-week scan!

Wotsits4357542 · 16/07/2020 16:35

Oh god I’m so hoping she moves I’m sure the sonographer said she was head down her legs were completely over her face. Looked at frank breach and that’s what she was doing with her legs but head down apparantly.
Wondering what will happen if she still is covering her face as couldn’t take one photo at all their was nothing to see except for legs and an arm 😂

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Chl00 · 16/07/2020 17:05

I didn’t even think of this, my baby’s always got his hands near his face I hope I can see him properly at my 4D scan

Mumma4262 · 16/07/2020 18:40


Oh bless her, hopefully she will have a bit more room to move by then and will show more of her face.

My little one had legs uks till but could still make out some detail but from more of a side angel. It must be girls, my 2 boys showed off their whole faces for me!

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