Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). I also had mine a month ago and I was so anxious beforehand! Save. . Some people we talked to had not had a 18-20-week scan, either because their babies' abnormalities had been detected by earlier . 18/03/2020 20:22. Thats not within their remit. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. I was terrified of mmc in the first trimester so now I'm trying to convince myself that if anything bad happened to him I would have symptoms to show something wasn't right at this stage. This image shows a baby's face and hands at 20 weeks, and gives you an idea of what you will be able to see at this scan. If it's really getting to you talk to the midwife/Dr. Thankfully all was fine in the end and actually I had a really enjoyable experience. 03/06/2020 15:08 I've got my 20 week scan in 2 weeks and feel really nervous.. I have my 20 week scan next Thursday , and I am so nervous ! Weeks Pregnant Symptoms Mumsnet Brain scan studies also reveal that anxiety can hijack the brain s thinking and decision-making processes by suppressing prefrontal cortex neuron activity. Had my 12 week scan and a private scan at 17 weeks with all being fine. I had my 20 week scan on Tuesday. I had a perfect scan at 12 weeks, 14 weeks (after fainting) and a gender scan at just over 16 weeks and baby girl has been absolutely fine every time yet I'm still worried I'll get to the scan and there won't be a heart beat or something ! Predictions welcome! 14/10/2019 23:02. It's in fetal medicine and I'm just bricking it ! My sonographer told me chances of finding something wrong are very small. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. I felt extremely anxious in the run up to my 20 week scan, I think it's because it's such a long time between that and the 12 week scan and it feels like nothing is really happening so your brain starts to think the worst. When I had the bleed a few weeks ago I was crying on the way to see the midwife just for a strong hb and wiggly baby, every milestone you think will get rid of the anxiety but there's always something! I still havent got any movements now and Ill be 21 weeks tomorrow but I could clearly see baby girl wriggling lots so its only a matter of time. During the scan, the baby did a MASSIVE yawn. Register today and join the discussion. Just wanting to see if im alone on this. I didn't have an anterior placenta and felt one of my twins at 18+3 and the other from 19+2. My 20 week scan is approaching in two weeks time and I find that it's all I can think about and it's really freaking me out! Correct. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. 13/09/2022 18:09, Oh I'm so glad for you! Hope you feel better about it! The 18 -20 week fetal anomaly scan is a watershed in most pregnancies because for the majority of women it will be the last time they are scanned before giving birth. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). Once you start feeling those movements - you'll find the baby has a little rave every night as you settle yourself in bed. I had a 16 week scan on the 11th feb and it still literally feels ages away until my 20 week scan it's 16th March .. I'll be 21 weeks so it's actually like a 5 week wait .. it was only 3 weeks Inbetween my 12 and 16 week scans because I ended up being 13 weeks at my 12 week scan! To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. I told the sonographer my leg was numb and asked if it could be because the baby was laying on a nerve and she said she didn't know. I told the sonographer my leg was numb and asked if it could be because the baby was . The 20 week scan did fill me with anxiety and stress too but try and keep yourself busy as already suggested otherwise you'll work yourself up. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). Went through various body parts and parts of baby, talked us through it the whole time. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. 13/09/2022 10:10. I also found around then that my belly could change quite a lot depending on whether I was bloated, had eaten, even had a full bladder or put on/lost a bit of weight. I've had 3 early miscarriages in the past, and it took us almost 2 years to get pregnant again. My husband works away on a ship and couldn't get back till Monday so my mam came with . If those blood tests come back with results. 02/03/2020 18:32, @thethirdbar my midwife appointment is after our 16 week scan so Im hoping we can hear the HB at the scan and then if the midwife doesnt listen at least I have reassurance from the scan three days before . DP and I want a surprise, so we've decided not to find out the gender. However I've worried since about a few things. 05/06/2020 15:42, @biscuit13 thanks, it was so cool I kept getting tiny flutters but I tried not to think into it and then earlier I felt a big flutter and pushed gently where I felt it and got a big kick back at me . Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. I couldnt eat and sleep properly for days before. 15/03/2020 18:52. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). This came as a complet shock to me as my 12 week scan was normal I heart the heartbeat - described as good and strong by the midwife at my 16 week check and I have had no bleeding or cramps. I think I felt more nervous about the 20 week scan than 12 weeks. I had been really worried but everything seemed to go OK. My beautiful little boy is showing a number of abnormalities which lead to me having an aminocentesis which I know have to wait for results to come back on. 27/04/2020 10:25 Got my 12 week scan coming up. 30/07/2020 22:45. It's normal to feel a bit anxious. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. anyway everyone was very cautious of the outcome at every appointment and scan due to that so I was always waiting for the bad news to come at . . We've had lot of varied predictions though, so I'd be curious to see . Although the anomaly scan is often called a 20-week scan, you may have it any time between 18 weeks and 21 weeks. Also then last minute no one could watch my son so my husband had to stay home with him as no children are allowed. Had lots of scans etc at the start of the pregnancy due to having the coil.. they couldn't find it. Mine was today and went well too but couldn't get a good photo cause baby was lying in an awkward position so couldn't see face boo! 15/12/2021 08:55. Last tuesday I went for my 20 week scan and no heartbeat was found. 09/01/2022 20:59 Hello I have my 20 week scan tomorrow and I'm sooo anxious. Main thing however was baby was fine. The PFC is the newest of brain areas in terms of evolution. 11/04/2022 07:51. 31/03/2020 15:52, I was exactly the same. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). I'm not sure on the low placenta but hopefully will be not much of an issue ! This is the furthest I've ever been in a pregnancy, I've had quite a few scans as I've been so anxious since the start. Our actual 20 week scan was about 25 or so minutes. Scanxiety is pretty normal, who wouldn't be worried about something that feels so monumental and where bad news would be absolutely devastating x Not feeling a first baby till after 20 weeks is super normal. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. I would advise telling them you are anxious and they can reassure you. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. 19/11/2019 21:17. During the scan, the consultant closely examined the baby, taking measurements and occasionally reassuring us a little. I mentioned this to the sonographer and she was so lovely and kept reassuring that things looked fine as she did each check. Have your say, get notified on what matters to you and see fewer ads I am desperately seeking any other mums who have gone through what I have this morning when I went for my 20 week morph scan. Cyclebump - good luck to you too! The things they picked up on were malformed leg bone & arm bone . It only lasted around 20 minutes whereas I thought it was usually closer to 40. 01/03/2020 19:30. My 12 week scan was absolutely fine, the combined screening came back really low risk, and then I had a 16 week scan which also went well and everything was fine with baby! The spine and brain queries rectified within a week and we just had the hole in the heart to worry about. However, having said that, please remember that the majority of 20week scans are absolutely fine (hence so many people calling them 'gender' scans) Most people's scans are perfectly fine at 20 weeks and if anything is picked up, it's usually soft markers which in and of themselves are not serious. The anxiety has hit me like a truck throughout this pregnancy, yet I feel like I had got to a place where I had managed it to a level where I could feel happy and excited etc. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here), www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/20-week-scan/. I hope the next few weeks pass quickly for you! 12 week and 20 week scan pictures - Boy or girl? 10/01/2022 13:38, It's my first pregnancy and currently 35 weeks. Hey all - Had my 20 week scan yesterday, all went well which was a huge relief! I had my 12 week scan back in Sept and my nerves and anxiety were awful. Add message Save Share Report Bookmark But didnt have any movements so was shitting it at my 20 week scan last week, especially panicking about being told there was no heart beat by myself as DH waited in the car. Thank you - Im going to try and hold onto that thought! OP your not alone in how youre feeling. 31/07/2020 13:35. Sonographer asked if we wanted to know the baby's sex then started scanning. Pregnancy. As a result of IVF, previous MCs and lots of unexplained bleeding this time, I'm one who reli. The midwife at the 28 week appointment went through the checklist and noticed I had no results and told me to book one in but from what I've read it should be done before 28 weeks not at 30+ weeks. Hey guys, I have my 20 week scan on Monday when I will be 19+5, and I'm terrified! 'Scans are accurate, but the views of your uterus and ovaries can sometimes be limited by the position of your uterus, bowel gas, your weight or pelvic lesions such as uterine fibroids or ovarian. At our 20 week scan she also had spine and brain queries and they initially thought it could be Edwards syndrome. Scared for 20 week scan : (. 10/06/2020 07:34. X. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). To add to this anxiety I haven't had baby measured since my 20 week scan. I'm feeling really anxious, this is my second pregnancy so it's not that it's cause it's my first and I don't even feel anxious about my partner being there cause that doesn't bother me and at the end of the day everyone is in the same boat at the moment. Good luck! It would be a problem if they had of answered you, not that they didnt. I have my 20 week scan coming up and am starting to get really anxious. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). However I now have my 20 week scan on Wednesday and the anxiety that I had for the 12 week scan has come . I think this is motherhood yes !! Also, be prepared that baby may not play ball and be in the best positions so you may need another scan at a later date to get all measurements, or you might have to walk around and come back later that day. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). I gave my 12 week scan this morning. Very excited to meet this little one . We refused tests for chromosome issues as it wouldn't have made any difference. And yes, they aren't a chance to see your baby waving or find out the sex, it's for medical professionals to find out if everything is as it should be. The 20-week screening scan The NHS FASP recommends the offer of an ultrasound scan which is performed between 18 +0 to 20 +6 weeks to screen for 11 physical conditions (see section 4.4 of. I didn't feel any movement until 23 weeks, felt oddly like bubbles popping at first. Seeing your baby on a screen can be really exciting. 29/11/2019 22:24. This screening usually takes place between the 15th and 20th week, but screens conducted between 16 and 18 weeks are said to be the most accurate. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). Do let us know how you come along Fats albbbxo in reply to Fattts 1 year ago It's really rare to get super bad news. He also waved a little hand and rolled into the perfect position when the consultant asked him nicely to roll onto his back. Share . Add message. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the . Aw this is good news both of you. its my 20 week scan next week and i'm so scared. Forever going to feel this way . I know they go through looking at all the organs and limbs and I'm terrified t. A sonographer can not provide medical advice or give a diagnosis. Otherwise I think you just have to distract yourself, remember that by this point most pregnancies carry on totally fine - the odds are massively in your favour. i was the same before my 12w too. I know so many of us are feeling anxious at the moment. The 18-20 week antenatal scan and further tests. 20 week scans are a bit scary. 12/10/2021 16:24 Next week we have our 20 week scan and I'm suddenly terrifiedis that normal? To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.
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