When is the best time to attend for an Early Pregnancy Scan?

Today we’re going to talk about when is the best time to attend for your Early Pregnancy Scan.

Hi, Siobhan here, Patient Support Specialist at Ultrasound Dimensions. Your home pregnancy test just turned positive.

A really good time to come for an early pregnancy ultrasound is no sooner than 6 and a half weeks when we can see an embryo with a heartbeat….its very exciting when we can see that little flutter…

This scan is performed to:
-Date the pregnancy
-Assess the presence of single or multiple embryos
-Detect heartbeat
-Rule out Ectopic Pregnancies

We understand patient’s can be anxious and looking for further reassurance but it is important not to attend your appointment too early. If you are unsure of how many weeks you might be, we count from the date of your last menstrual period.

If you would like to make an appointment or have any further questions about the scans we offer, please don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or email. You can also visit our website ultrasound.ie. We are always happy to help!