Up to and including 13 6/7 weeks of gestation, gestational age assessment based on measurement of the crown–rump length (CRL) has an accuracy of ±5–7 days 11 12 13 14. Measurements of the CRL are more accurate the earlier in the first trimester that ultrasonography is performed 11 15 16 17 18.
Can a 6 week ultrasound be wrong?
Research suggests that ultrasound predictions of a babys size are not very reliable. 7 In fact, its possible for the prediction to be off by multiple pounds. The difficulty with assessing fetal size by ultrasound goes both ways.
Is 6 weeks too soon to see baby on ultrasound?
Your doctor will usually wait until at least six weeks to perform the first ultrasound.
Why do I have a belly at 6 weeks pregnant?
6 weeks pregnant bellies Women whove been pregnant before often start showing earlier than first-time moms because their abdominal muscles have been stretched by their first pregnancy.