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#1 ChickyMumma

Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:06 PM

My first scan this pregnancy is tommorrow 1.30pm. Soooooooo nervious. I will be 5 weeks 3 days and hanging to see a healthy heart beat. Anyone else had a scan yet?

#2 miss-petal

Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:21 PM

Eeeeekkk!! Good luck chicky mumma! I have my fingers crossed for a lovely strong heartbeat from your little bean original.gif

My first scan is booked for next friday the 21st. I should be 6w 1d by then so I'm hoping for a nice strong heartbeat too. We've been waiting on the scan to tell close family so fingers crossed!!

Just out of interest, does anyone know when you are most likely to see a good heartbeat? some sites say 5 weeks, some say 6 and others say 7 and onwards!

#3 HeartMyBoys

Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:36 PM

Mine is thursday morning. Im so anxious about it. Just wanna see that little flicker on the screen.

#4 Mumma_G

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:33 PM

Good luck ladies. Fingers crossed for nice strong heart beats!

#5 ChickyMumma

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:11 AM

12 hours  eexcite.gif

#6 living_bravely

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:59 AM

Good luck today chickymumma!

My scan is on the 21st as well miss-petal.  I will be 7weeks 1 day.  I think there are a bunch of us on the 21st actually.

Heartmyboys-  good luck thursday! :-)

#7 ~*bumblebee*~

Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:40 AM

17th for me ill be 7 weeks.

I was under the impression that you can't see a HB to at least 6 weeks even then that can be too early. So those that are having early scans keep that in mind.

#8 littlepip

Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

17th for me too!! I'm going to be 7 weeks as well - Dr thinks almost 8 but I think her dates are a bit out... So excited - depending on results we might start telling family... Its so hard keeping such huge news a secret!!...

#9 Soontobegran

Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:10 PM

Sorry, don't belong here but please do not be too hopeful that there will be  HB at 5 weeks and 3 days.
It is very early to be able to see one and I would hate for you to come away feeling worried.
Good luck

#10 Speshelle

Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:57 PM

Have fun seeing your baby for the first time tomorrow! My first scan will be this Friday at 6 weeks 2 days. Hubby has taken the day off and we're going to make a date of it. Can't wait!

#11 Red Mollie

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:33 PM

Good luck everyone my scan is next Weds I can't wait! I'll be six weeks four days

#12 ellejays

Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:23 AM

I had a date scan this week and found out we were 5 weeks 4 days - no heartbeat yet but a promising looking pregnancy sac and yolk.  

This is my first pg so I don't really know what to expect but we've been assured that this is completely normal and that all is looking good.

Our next scan won't be until early January, when we should be close to 10 weeks.

#13 michelle41

Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:29 PM

You won't see a HB before 6 weeks, that's one of the reason's why IVF do scans at 6 weeks (4 weeks post ET).

#14 LO123

Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:32 PM

Wow ladies so many have early scans. My is not till 4 Jan, it is so hard to wait that long. Good luck to scans coming up....

#15 abbieblue

Posted 13 December 2012 - 03:33 AM

I'm booked in for 8th Jan at 8wks.  Luckily it's Christmas and I'll be distracted quite easily between now and then original.gif

#16 ellejays

Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:05 AM

QUOTE (abbieblue @ 13/12/2012, 04:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm booked in for 8th Jan at 8wks. Luckily it's Christmas and I'll be distracted quite easily between now and then original.gif

I'm now in the same boat as you! Nothing much to show from the early scan and now 4 weeks to wait until the next scan on 8th Jan.  I agree - just as well it's such a busy time of year, I'm hoping the time will fly!!

#17 Missy Shelby

Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:14 AM

QUOTE (soontobegran @ 11/12/2012, 09:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sorry, don't belong here but please do not be too hopeful that there will be  HB at 5 weeks and 3 days.
It is very early to be able to see one and I would hate for you to come away feeling worried.
Good luck

Great advice STBG, that is why I am waiting until next Tuesday when I will be approx 8 w 1 day.

#18 CountryBumpkin

Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:21 AM

My dr doesn't usually send women before 7 weeks, and recommends 8 weeks if you wan to see something. I went at 7+5 with last baby and saw a jellybean with tiny arms and legs waving about. Was glad I waited original.gif

#19 ChickyMumma

Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:51 AM

We have TWINS, identical twins. Measure small for my dates by a 4 days but that is no big deal really. Can't see heartbeats yet but have another scan in 3 weeks. I was insanely shocked and now just trying to wrap my head around how my body and life is going to change with this pregnancy and life after they are born. I will from a mum of 2 to 4 lol. My doctor has told be not to get excited yet about twins with my history with having a miscarriage in October at 7-8 weeks so I am not past that milestone yet. Also an interesting fact she told me is that a high percentage (I can't remember what she said now) start of as twins and the stronger one continues to grown and the other doesn't resulting in a single child pregnancy. As a lot of people dont actually have scans this early it is not detected so people just dont know they started off with 2 people growing in there.

Explains why at 5 weeks 5 days I am showing, I litterally have a bump, I only look bloated really but already noticing a lot of change in my body. My breasts have grown, lower back pain and my feet keep swelling ( I am guessing due to the heat and amount of time I spend on my feet).

Telling DH, I got my 2.5 and 1.5 year old sons to carry a photoframe out to the car when he got home from work with the scan photo in it. He looked at me and looked back at the photo and siad "does this mean your pregnant again" lol. they grabbed 4 beers out the carton and put them in the fridge. Handy tip for women that have hubbies that drink, do not have them in the fridge, it is way too handy and they get carried away very easily, DH puts 1 or 2 in the fridge each night when he gets home from work and thats were he stops.

Then I said "count them" lol you should have seen his face, total shock. He counted two in one sac and was in total shock.

It took about an hour and 3 beers before he clicked back into the real world and started remodelling the house. "We are putting the boys in this room, theirs is bigger for the twins" lol crazy man, I knew he would get over excited. I dont want to let him down this time, it was a very hard fall onto concrete when we lost the last one, he was shattered.

So now on his xmas break he intends on painting the "boys" room and painting the babies room. I tell you he is more excited than I am.

I made two baby purchases and 2 mummy purchases yesterday. A maternity top and leggings that I though were really cute and must haves as I lived in leggings with our sons pregnancies. $16.00 for both on sale. And a strider bassinette for $20 secondhand but in perfect condition and a bounce and play centre thingy for $20. thats it for week 5 lol, I am not allowed to spend anymore till week 8-9, our next scan.

Hope you are all going well and not feeling this heat wave.

#20 HeartMyBoys

Posted 13 December 2012 - 12:00 PM

Congrats chickymumms!!!! How exciting and terrifying at the same time wink.gif
I went for a scan today but they thought it best to go back later since im only 6 weeks. So im going on the 24th, whic is great because family will arrive that day so i can tell them by giving them the u/s pics  original.gif

#21 living_bravely

Posted 13 December 2012 - 12:17 PM

Oh YAY chickymumma!  How exciting!  that is such wonderful news!!!!!!! biggrin.gif

#22 littlepip

Posted 13 December 2012 - 06:30 PM

Chickymumma!!!! Congratulations!!!... That is so exciting original.gif

#23 Cassie92

Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:26 PM

Can anyone help me??  sad.gif

I'm 5 w 4 d according to my calculations but I feel I could be out by 4 days either way.  This is my first pregnancy.  I saw my GP today who has referred me to another doctor but she didn't say anything about scans sad.gif I'm so worried because aside from needing to pee what feels like every 10 Mins I don't really have any symptoms. What do I do to have a scan because I won't see my new doctor untll 8weeks and I really want to have a scan booked around then.

Edited by Cassie92, 14 December 2012 - 07:28 AM.

#24 jopha

Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:35 PM

Wow congrats chickymumma, that is such exciting news!!

#25 Speshelle

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:05 PM

Congrats Chickymumma!!! very exciting news! Good on hubby for being stoked, I think mine would be stressed!

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