How accurate is a dating scan at 8 weeks
It is important for the measurement to be done properly to ensure an accurate result.
For more information of prenatal diagnostic testing, please go to: The nuchal translucency is the fluid found at the back of your baby’s head and neck, just beneath the skin.A nuchal translucency ultrasound (commonly called a “nuchal scan” or “NT scan”) is an ultrasound performed between 11.5 and 13 weeks 6 days gestation.It is usually part of an assessment called combined first trimester screening.Your sonographer will be experienced at performing these ultrasounds during pregnancy. It involves scanning with the ultrasound probe lying in the vagina.The transvaginal ultrasound probe is thin, about 2cm diameter.
Transabdominal ultrasound involves scanning through your lower abdomen.