Missed Miscarriage

At firstScan @ Window to the Womb we want you to know how sorry we are that your sonographer has diagnosed a missed miscarriage. The aim of the information below is to try and help you to understand what will happen. Miscarriage can be a very difficult time and there is no right way to deal with all the information … Read More

Pregnancy of Unknown Location (PUL)

What is a Pregnancy of Unknown Location & what happens next? A pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) is defined when you have had a positive pregnancy test result but there is no sign of a pregnancy in/outside the uterus following a transvaginal scan. It is not always possible to determine the location of the pregnancy following an ultrasound scan and … Read More

Ectopic Pregnancy

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy? An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes but this can occur in other parts of the abdomen. In the UK around 1 in every 90 pregnancies is ectopic – roughly 11,000 pregnancies per year. An ectopic pregnancy can be detected on a … Read More

Complete Miscarriage

We are very sorry that you have experienced a miscarriage. It’s important to know that whatever you may be feeling is normal, there is no right or wrong way. Our sonographer should explain their findings to you and our clinic team will help arrange your follow up care. We would like to offer some support and hopefully answer some questions … Read More

Inconclusive Scan

What is an Inconclusive scan and what happens next? Following an inconclusive scan finding, your sonographer will have explained to you that you need another scan because he/she has been unable to confirm your baby’s heartbeat. The sonographer has seen that your pregnancy sac is in the womb but is too small to conclusively confirm a baby with a heartbeat. … Read More

Early Pregnancy Scan Findings

When visiting firstScan the health and well-being of mum and baby is our main priority, when attending a scan with us our teams strive to ensure you receive the very best care. All our early pregnancy scan packages include a full early pregnancy obstetric report to take home with you detailing your early pregnancy scan findings. However, we understand it … Read More