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You may also be offered an early scan if you've had a previous miscarriage.
Not all units offer an early scan if all is going well in this pregnancy, though.
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My pregnancy was very difficult and, at 19 weeks, I lost one of my twin sons, however, that first ultrasound was the moment I realized I was going to be the mother of twins, even if one died and, when I birthed him, would never take a breath or a cry.
However, the timing of your first scan will also depend on how your pregnancy is going, and where you live.
Your midwife may recommend an early scan at between six weeks and 10 weeks if you have experienced bleeding.
If that's not the perfect example of motherhood, I honestly don't know what is. "You're definitely pregnant, with twins." Um, nope. I mean, I know the ultrasound technician goes to school and is trained to do the task at hand but, um, are you sure you're not just looking at my stomach and, in turn, my lunch?
So, with that in mind, here are a few things every mom thinks during her first ultrasound, because it's weird, you guys. I know the science behind morning sickness, but it doesn't make it any easier to accept.