Nervous about my dating scan

nervous about my dating scan

Is it normal to be nervous about having a scan?

The first thing to say is that it’s entirely natural to be nervous or even anxious about having a scan during your pregnancy. And you’re not alone. Our forums are full of similar stories.

Is the wait for the dating/12 week scan agonising?

For many of you the initial wait for the dating/12 week scan is agonisingly long. It can feel like an eternity. And one definitely not helped by our bodies playing tricks on us. “I found the wait for the first scan the absolute hardest bit of the whole pregnancy,” says oscar2.

Is it normal to be nervous about a scan during pregnancy?

The first thing to say is that it’s entirely natural to be nervous or even anxious about having a scan during your pregnancy. And you’re not alone. Our forums are full of similar stories. “I am now 8+6 (8 weeks and 6 days) and due for my dating scan in a few weeks,” shares MFMer xOliversMummyx.

Should I be worried about later scans?

Although we find most of us worry about the 12 week scan and getting that initial confirmation that all is well, some of us also have concerns about later scans, especially if your baby is measuring large for your dates. This was Rach_and_Harry’s experience.

How nervous were you for your 12 week scan?

I wasnt nervous for my 12 week scan more excited think at that stage I still couldnt quite believe I was pregnant. When you have it youll feel so overwhelmed when you see your little baby on the screen. Its lovely to see. Im 39 weeks now and wouldve loved to have more had my last one when I was 23 weeks feels like centuries ago!

Is it normal to be nervous about a scan during pregnancy?

The first thing to say is that it’s entirely natural to be nervous or even anxious about having a scan during your pregnancy. And you’re not alone. Our forums are full of similar stories. “I am now 8+6 (8 weeks and 6 days) and due for my dating scan in a few weeks,” shares MFMer xOliversMummyx.

Do you get nervous during an MRI or CT scan?

Laying still in a CT or MRI machine for over an hour can seem like a daunting task, especially if someone suffers from anxiety or claustrophobia. Imaging tests like these can sometimes take up to an hour to perform, and it’s not uncommon for people to feel anxious during the test. If do you get nervous, you’re not alone.

Should I be worried about later scans?

Although we find most of us worry about the 12 week scan and getting that initial confirmation that all is well, some of us also have concerns about later scans, especially if your baby is measuring large for your dates. This was Rach_and_Harry’s experience.

ARC confirms that issues and problems are only usually found in about 3-5% of scans. For the other 95%, your scans are likely to be normal. “Having a scan is incredibly profound,” says Jane. “And for most of you the scan will be an overwhelmingly positive experience.” Can a pregnancy scan have a negative effect on your baby?

How nervous were you for your 12 week scan?

Is it normal to be worried about a 20 week scan?

Now nearly everybody gets a 12 week scan and that scan is very detailed I think its very rare that something totally new shows up at 20 weeks but its possible. Worrying is normal. Im sure youll have a lovely scan though When is your scan weeblueberry? Im sure you will be just fine it is a minuscule number, hard not to worry I know :)

Are you going mad over waiting for CT scan results?

Going mad over waiting for CT Scan results, a bit at a loss! Waiting for CT scan results is always stressful - especially when waiting for a diagnosis. Im not a doctor, just a patient, but I do know that most oncologists prefer to give results, irrespective of whether the news is good or bad, face to face.

Is it normal to be nervous about having a scan?

The first thing to say is that it’s entirely natural to be nervous or even anxious about having a scan during your pregnancy. And you’re not alone. Our forums are full of similar stories.

What is it like to have an early scan?

“The first stage is so difficult, worrying about everything that might go wrong. We booked an early scan at 8+2, and it was such a relief to see everything was looking good. It has relaxed me slightly. I know that for a lot of people, it is an unbelievable extravagance, but if you are able to, I would recommend it.

Related posts: