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While this may be a very anxious time for you, it is important that we get as much information as possible.
When the scan is over, the results will be explained to you.
We provide support and information to any family whose unborn baby may have a heart abnormality.
The aim of the Cardiothoracic team is to develop a close and supportive partnership with parents and their children to ensure a positive experience for patients, families/carers and ourselves.
5 ½ weeks gestation means 5 ½ weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period, which is usually about 3 ½ weeks from the date of conception (confusing, isn’t it!
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.