So I just got back from my first early ultrasound and there is definitely one baby measuring 5 weeks 5 days with a heartbeat (don't know how fast, she said it was too early to measure).
The baby measured 2 mm and was attached to a round circle (I think that is the yolk sac but I'm not sure of this). The weird part was that that round circle was attached to another round circle which was attached to my uterus. The ultrasound technician said it might be another sac or it might just be a part of my uterus. She said I will have to come back in a week or two to see if this is possibly identical twins!!!!!!
To say the least, my DH and I are freaking out.
What confuses me is if it is twins why are both sacs attached to each other. The sac with the baby was attached to the other sac and not the uterus. The technician said one baby was definitely healthy and didn't seem worried. I of course immediately thought of conjoined twins and asked and she said 100% no because if it is twins there are two sacs. It may also be my pregnancy started off as twins but one didn't grow.
So now I have to wait and worry until my next scan.
Has anyone ever seen anything like this? Any advice or help would be appreciated.
i have a friend who went for a scan at 8/9 weeks and they said there were 3 sacs but only one with a baby, so i think you can have empty sacs if one just didnt grow. do u have multiples in the family? good news the one looks healthy
No we have no twins in our family at all but I don't think identical twins are hereditary.
Here is the picture but you really can't tell. There was basically 2 circles and attached to the second circle was the baby (the little white spot).
I will basically be waiting until next friday to find out what is happening
hi, we had a scan at 7 weeks (pic attached) and we thought there were two babies, but it was the yolk sac, apparently it is still quite big at that stage. we had another scan yesterday (10 weeks) and the yolk sac was still there but alot small (or maybe looked smaller because baby was alot bigger!
Hi. I went in at six weeks due to spotting and there were two sacs. It sounds different from yours though probably because I was carrying fraternal twins. It showed two separate sacs. One baby was measuring about a week behind and we ended up losing that baby. We just found out yesterday. Keep us updated and good luck!
this is just what my scan looked like at 5 + 5, i even posted a thread about it!! only i was in A&E so they didnt really tell me anything about it they just looked for themselves to make sure i didn't miscarry and the doctor said "cool two sacs" .. THEN i went to another scan .. the tech wasn't aloud to tell me anything, all she did was assure me there was a heart beat so i would not be in a constant state of worry -- and i go for my results at the doctors office this monday
I think whenever there are two sacs there is the potential for two babies. It doesn't mean that you'll end up with two babies though, just as the ultrasound tech said.
My scan at 6 weeks showed two gestational sacs, only one of which at a yolk sac. At 7 weeks, there were still two gestational sacs and now there were two yolk sacs. Long story short, we ended up eventually finding triplets in there!
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