Blood work cannot tell you how far along you are as the levels vary so much from pregnancy to pregnancy, go with the ultrasound.
as accurate as you can get. they told me with my 3rd baby that I was further along then we thought,and she was born the day they predicted.
The farther along you get, the more accurate the ultrasounds get, but usually, they are pretty accurate from the beginning. It just depends on how far along you are when the ultrasound is done.
You see a doctor for a ultrasound to see how far along you are.
Ultrasound, palpation, hormone assay, and if she's far enough along she'll look pregnant.
An ultrasound would be the best way for you to determine how far along the pregnancy is.
Yes, with an ultrasound. As soon as you miss a period you know you are 4 weeks pregnant.
Yes. Through an ultrasound and information such as when your last period was, your doctor can tell you.
I don't know if it matters im probably only 3 weeks and im going for an ultrasound, its the only way to determine how far pregnant you are.
Gestation is the same as saying pregnant. So when your midwife says that you are at 7 weeks gestation, she is saying you are 7 weeks pregnant. It is most accurate to go from the first day of your last period to figure out how far along you are because babies grow at different paces in the womb and if your baby is growing a little faster at first, the ultrasound may show it as being further along than it really is. Your midwife is probably getting your due date using the last period method, so I would go with her and say that you are 7 weeks pregnant.
It depends on how you're counting. Doctors determine how far along you are by the beginning date of your last menstrual period (LMP). They then usually follow up this estimation by a dating ultrasound, which gives a more accurate reading of how far along you are. For example, when I got pregnant, I estimated my LMP at February 15th. In mid-April, I discovered I was pregnant, and a few weeks after my first obstetrician's appointment I had an ultrasound, which said that I was 12 weeks along. I then simply counted back 12 weeks from that point and estimated that I got pregnant sometime around March 10th. So if you're 25 weeks pregnant, count back 25 weeks.
The only way to know for absolutely certain is to have an Ultrasound and examination by an ObGyn. However, standard Pregnancy tests available in most pharmacies and grocery stores are generally very accurate, along with the tests given by a doctor.
When they do an ultrasound, they measure the baby's head and that's how they determine how far along you are. So if your baby's head is smaller than average, then they would give you a farther due date; If it's bigger than average they would give you a closer due date. Please remember your due date is an estimated guess, not the actual date you will absolutely deliver It depends how much the difference is and at what stage you have the ultrasound. At six weeks ultrasounds are accurate to within 2-3 days, by 12 weeks they are accurate to within 4-5 days and by 20 weeks they are only accurate within 5-7 days.
It is absolutely impossible not to see SOMETHING on an ultrasound at 3 months pregnant. Pregnancies are most commonly confirmed without question at around 8 weeks pregnant. So, given the ultrasound is done by a qualified technician, there is no way you could miss a pregnancy that is 3 months along.
Possibly, but you might just be having a large baby or have more amniotic fluid than usual. Or the measurements might not have been accurate
Most ultrasound machines don't list how far along you are on the pictures that are printed. The technician that is running the machine can have the computer calculate the age of the fetus using measurements.
On average you can work this out as the number of weeks from the beginning of your last period. If you don't know or can't remember or your periods are irregular an ultrasound is quite accurate.
Do you mean can a baby be hidden in an ultrasound? if so, read my answer: yep....my sister was pregnant with twins but did not find out until she was seven months pregnant. All along it was assumed that she was only expecting one baby, until a routine ultrasound check up was done during a prenatal appt and the Nurse (not Doctor) saw more than one baby. Imagine the shock? Doctor missed the 2nd baby all along.
Doctors can not tell the exact day you get pregnant but they can get pretty close. You're first ultra-sound will always be the most accurate ultrasound. When I found out I was pregnant, I had an ultrasound and they confirmed I was around 6weeks and 2 days pregnant. They can tell this by how the baby is developing. Once you get further along, it gets harder to tell because you're babies body is almost grown but it's there organs that are finishing development.AnswerNo the doctors don't know the same day you get pregnant you have to wait around 2 or 3 weeks to go and get a check up when you feel some weard symptoms which are diddyness,throwing up,and tiredness and you don't get your period anymore you miss your period........so no you have to wait around 2 or 3 weeks to ask the doctor
The only way to determine if youare pregnant, and how far along you- are is to have a blood test, or to have an ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy.
This is hard to tell early. The further along she gets, the easier it gets to see that she is pregnant. Her belly will become big and solid.
By palpation or ultrasound. Both techniques feel or look at the contents of the uterus, the ovaries etc. to determine embryonic age.
I have had many conflicting ultrasounds. I had the exact opposite problem- the femur length was a week further in gestation than the head or abdomen, and the estimated weight put her a week further along than her femur. What my ultrasound technician told me was to trust in the initial date given by the obgyn when I had my very first ultrasound (I was only 5 weeks at my first appt). The earlier the scan, the less the variation in size. I am 5'1, but with those long legs, I guess our little girl is going to be 6'5 like her daddy!
Yes, I went in for an ultrasound on 09/24/09 and they told me I was 6 weeks and 4 days along. the baby's heart rate was 138bpm and I could hear it with the abdominal ultrasound and the transvaginal. However, every pregnancy is different. Godd luck!
When you go to the doctor, he will be able to help you figure out when your last period is. They are also able to determine when your due date is by the ultrasound and by feeling around.