Transvaginal ultrasound is safe and commonly performed during all stages of pregnancy, including the first trimester. Transabdominal ultrasound involves scanning through your lower abdomen.
A small amount of ultrasound gel is put on the skin of the lower abdomen, with the ultrasound probe then scanning through this gel.
Transvaginal ultrasound usually produces better and clearer images of the female pelvic organs including the developing pregnancy, because the ultrasound probe lies closer to these structures.You don't need to spend a lot on maternity clothes as you won't need them for long. Lennart Nilsson (2009) A Child is Born, Jonathan Cape, p.190 4.Lots of high street shops have affordable maternity ranges and you can also save money by: 1. Backache in pregnancy, NHS Choices: 10 February 2015] (last reviewed: 5 February 2015; next review due: 5 February 2017).Your baby's very busy - performing ‘La Cucaracha’ inside you as they wiggle and jiggle around your still-spacious womb.You might have even felt their dances for the first time…or soon will.If you'd prefer not to know whether you're having a boy or a girl, let them know so they don't accidentally tell you the gender!