Just curious. I am extremely thankful there were no markers or problems found that require additional screening...believe you me! But I'm just curious when the next one usually is, especially for US ladies, as I know things are different in the UK.
My doctor scheduled me for one at 8w, 12w, and 16w. Not sure if that is because I just had a m/c in May 2011 or not. I was hoping my next one would be 20w for gender reasons, but he said not until week 28 will I get another one! I guess it all depends on your individual health and doctor practices.
Unless they find that your fundal height is either measuring small or big they probably will not do another one unless you pay for one. Some practices will do a growth scan towards the end of the pregnancy but, not all do. I would just call your DR and ask if they generally do another one. I know my practice does not do them after the 20 week one (unless there is a problem)
Generally in the USA, unless there is a problem, or you're high risk, there aren't anymore ultrasounds after the 20 week scan. It sucks! It's different for all dr's offices, but that's generally how it is.
I have to have one at 30-32 weeks to check growth. This is only because one of my blood test results was high- the Inhibin A count. Otherwise I don't think I'd get anymore but I have had a 4d and plan to have another one later for more pics.
My understanding is that it's common in the US to have one around 36 to check the position of the baby and your fluids in preparation for delivery. From the responses above, it sounds like it's different depending on your GP/midwife. You should ask what to expect... I know I need to
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