It will usually take place at your local hospital ultrasound department. I agree to the Conditions of use. How to breastfeed Breastfeeding: This is why an early pregnancy dating scan, rather than one done in the later stages of pregnancy, is considered more accurate when assessing the expected date of delivery. Have approx 60 seconds to spare? The start of labour Signs of labour What happens when you arrive at hospital Premature labour Induction The birth What happens during labour and birth Forceps and ventouse delivery Pain relief Episiotomy What your birth partner can do Breech and transverse birth Caesarean Giving birth to twins What happens straight after the baby is born You after the birth Getting to know your newborn Emotions and worries Feelings and relationships Dads and partners If you have a chronic condition When pregnancy goes wrong Premature babies Premature or ill babies Premature baby: Can you only have your week scan at 12 weeks?
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Gender Don't know yet Boy Girl. Your midwife or doctor will refer you for a scan and they will advise you as to the best time to attend the scan. I think I'm 5 weeks pregnant with my second baby. The report will generally go to the person who ordered the scan, and then they will discuss the results with you at your appointment. A dating scan is carried out by ultrasound. Skip to main content. How to breastfeed Breastfeeding: