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When should I have my first scan?

Hi Alex.
I am 5 weeks pregnant and have only just found out.
I am wondering when i will expect my first scan?
Thank you.
Shannyn

Sarah...
Answer: Hi Shannyn,
An ultrasound scan is best performed at around 20 weeks. This is the best time to have a close look at the baby and all the organs have developed so they too can be checked. Sometimes an early scan is recommended if you are uncertain of dates or there is a problem.
Best wishes,
Alex
Answered: 08 Jun 2009