Please do not empty your bladder before the examination.
Most clinics can comfortably accommodate 5 guests including children for this scan.
Most dating scans are done with a trans-abdominal transducer and a fullish bladder.
If the pregnancy is very early the gestation sac and fetus will not be big enough to see, so the transvaginal approach will give better pictures.
Babies born at 23 weeks may survive with these specialists in a state-of-the-art NICU, but the odds of survival are much lower.
This is presuming that the pregnancy is actually at this stage of development.
Your choice of a free rescan may be appropriate if we are unable to perform the primary purpose of this scan.
All scans are performed by a qualified Sonographer with diagnostic obstetric scanning experience.
Multiple factors can play into whether or not a baby will survive premature birth, for example, the baby's birth weight.
Low birth weight is independently linked to reduced odds of survival and a higher risk of disabilities and health problems.