Pregnancy dating and viability

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. Private ultrasound early pregnancy scan (sometimes called viability scan, early scan or first scan).We recommend that you present your first scan pregnancy results to your usual healthcare professional whose contact details we take at the time of booking.Throughout Diana’s nursing career, she has continually kept her professional development up to date.

Since then she has developed her expertise in women’s health care, she was the Gynaecology Ward Sister from 1989 until 1994 when she developed an "Early Discharge Scheme" and became the Gynaecology Liaison Sister.

In general, premature babies born closer to 37 weeks will be better off than those born before 28 weeks.

But the matter is not always as simple as being past a particular point in the pregnancy at the time of the birth.

If you would like to bring more, please contact your chosen clinic when booking to check how many we can accommodate.

You may have chosen to have an early pregnancy scan (sometimes called viability or early scan) to either confirm you are pregnant or to find out if you are still pregnant.