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This is normally due to the fact that it is simply too early to see the pregnancy or the pregnancy is not growing as it should.
If, at your appointment it is not possible to confirm whether your pregnancy is ongoing or not we will recommend that you have a repeat scan in 1 - 2 weeks.
Blockages in major blood vessels can also be detected.
Ultrasound is a very safe technique and can be used to examine adults, children and babies. Preparation For most ultrasound examinations no specific care is needed before the test.
) A little scanning device (a transducer) is gently passed over the skin on your tummy by the person doing the scan (the sonographer).
"Australian sonographers follow formal protocols for each different type of scan." Here are the three ultrasounds most women have during their pregnancy: Dating Ultrasound (usually done between six to 12 weeks) A dating ultrasound measures your baby to determine the gestational age, and can also detect an ectopic pregnancy (one that develops outside the uterus).