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Understanding Early Pregnancy / First Trimester Ultrasound Results

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Updated July 14, 2014

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Expected Ultrasound Results By Week of an Early Pregnancy
Ultrasound Findings in Early Pregnancy

Info Source: American Pregnancy Association

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These are averages for when specific early pregnancy developmental points become detectable by transvaginal ultrasound. Generally abdominal ultrasound is less sensitive and may not detect these milestones until a week or more later in the pregnancy.

Remember also that any uncertainty about the date of ovulation could affect what the ultrasound will show at any point in early pregnancy.

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