This can be for many reasons but the most common is to confirm pregnancy and to check that the embryo is viable and “everything’s ok”.Other reasons to have a 7 week ultrasound are to: The embryo will be measured from the top of its head, the “crown” to its bottom or “rump”.However, conception doesn't actually occur until around 14 days after your LMP, or later if your cycle is longer than 28 days. The rhetoric of "natural" in natural childbirth: childbearing women's perspectives on prolonged pregnancy and induction of labour.
If this is your first ultrasound, it will give you the opportunity to accurately determine your due date.
The whole point of the scan is to work out how many weeks pregnant you are.
You may have calculated the length of your pregnancy from the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP).
However, the number and timeline will be different for each woman.
Your ultrasound schedule will depend a few key factors, including: If you didn’t have an ultrasound last week, your nine week ultrasound will likely be scheduled to assess the gestational age of your baby.