You may find that your EDD is quite a few days later or earlier than you thought. It might mean you need to paint the nursery pink. In some situations, such as when the scan is completed before 10 weeks of gestation or you are overweight, you may also need a vaginal scan. As the transducer gets to work, a black-and-white image of your baby will appear on the monitor that the sonographer is looking at. After your week scan, your next ultrasound probably won't be until you're 20 weeks' pregnant when you have your anomaly scan.
The scan will be carried out by a sonographer, who is trained in performing scans and knowing what to look out for.
Your pregnancy and baby guide
What happens if a problem is found at the week scan? Getting ready for your week scan First things first, keep those nerves in check. Dating scans are used to confirm how many weeks pregnant you are and your expected due date. If the scan is after 10 weeks, ultrasound recordings are usually made through your abdomen. Ovulation calculator Trying for a baby? With ASDA you can get everything you need for your little one in one place from prams and furniture to nappies and milk.