Nuchal dating scan nhs
Nuchal screening is best performed between 11 weeks and 13 weeks 6 days but for those women who have missed this time window we are able to offer a second trimester screening test.
It can be measured using ultrasound when your baby is between 11 and 14 weeks old.
NT is an accredited screening process performed from 11 to 13 6 weeks of pregnancy.
The fluid area behind the fetal neck is measured using ultrasound.
In addition, diabetic retinopathy can worsen rapidly during pregnancy.
Stillbirth, congenital malformations, macrosomia, birth injury, perinatal mortality and postnatal adaptation problems (such as hypoglycaemia) are more common in babies born to women with pre-existing diabetes.
The blood is measured for 2 naturally occurring hormones by the Fetal Medicine Centre’s laboratory.