If there is any question as to whether or not a woman is having a miscarriage based on an ultrasound scan, the usual course of action is that the doctor will order another ultrasound in a few days or a week. The sonographer will put gel on your abdomen and move a hand-held device called a transducer, back and forward over your skin. Waiting for the standard NHS dating scan at around 12 weeks can seem like an age. They could hardly see anything and said that either I was earlier than I thought, about 4 weeks, or the baby had stopped growing. You might also like to read: We heard his little heartbeat and saw that he was growing as he should be.
An average length of the embryo at 7 weeks is anywhere between 5mmmm.
Early Pregnancy Scan (6 -14 weeks)
Early Pregnancy Scan Fee: Menu Close menu. The wait for the repeated ultrasound can be emotionally very difficult, but it may be necessary in order to avoid a misdiagnosis unless other information is present to help the doctor interpret the ultrasound results. It can be a double edged sword though because often the sonographer will not be able to see as much as you might like. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional. Why have I got a metallic taste in my mouth? But by the time the baby has developed to full term, this rate increases to around BPM.