Dating Scan 6 weeks 4 days: To book a pregnancy ultrasound scan please telephone us on: You'll need to activate to enter promotions - find out more. The sonographer will put gel on your abdomen and move a hand-held device called a transducer, back and forward over your skin. A transvaginal ultrasound is usually required to see the baby at this stage of the pregnancy. We will confirm the presence of a heartbeat in your baby and measure the heart rate.
Australian Government Department of Health Guidelines for the use of ultrasound in the management of obstetric conditions.
First Trimester / Dating Ultrasound
An ultrasound scan typcally takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and the images seen will determine whether a Trans-Vaginal ultrasound scan internal is needed. Your doctor will discuss the reasons for such follow-up, if this is necessary. Same with mine! An undetectable heartbeat at 6 weeks may grow stronger at 7 or 8 weeks and show up during the procedure. What will the 6-week ultrasound show? Suitable for storing maternity records and information leaflets.