Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Congratulations on your BFP! Welcome to YOUR community!


    Be sure to check out:

    When can you see the yolk sac?
    avatar
    indogirl_yr273 posted:
    I was able to see gestational sac at 5 weeks yesterday during my first vaginal ultrasound. I was wondering when can i see the yolk sac? I'll be going back to see my doctor on monday for another ultrasound but im only 5 wks and 4 days is it too early for another ultrasound? any opinions will help me alot. Thank you!
    Reply
     
    avatar
    Jewelsdesk07 responded:
    Well, if your Dr is looking for something specific then s/he might give you another US........and if your insurance approves it. But, prior to 6wks or so things change but you can't really tell anything about the fetus...........I don't know if that is a good answer or not. It may just make your fears worse if you were to go in and see the same type thing on US.......is there an issue with your history that your Dr would decide to do 2 very early US less than a week apart?
     
    avatar
    alb7585 responded:
    ***lurking from TTC*** My doctor won't do an ultrasound until 7 weeks becuase that is the best indicatior of age and if its a good pregnancy. You may want to wait until that point beucase prior to that things are very unclear. HTH and GL
     
    avatar
    tricia0331 responded:
    Hi I jst had my first U/s at 5weeks 6days. We saw the gestational,yolksac,fetal pole and a fluttering which is the beginning of a heartbeat. I was told that's great for so early. Seeing just the gestational sack @5 weeks is normal. I would wait until you are at least 6.5 weeks if you expect to see much more.I have a 8week u/s to get a heartrate and to see more.Don't worry you are right on track. Patricia30,Dh 33,ttc 04/06 IVF#1 successful,betas 409,1001,2025,13884,EDD 3/16/10


    Spotlight: Member Stories

    Catherine (28). DH (40). DSD (14). DSS (9). DS (17 months). Surprise LO EDD 10/4/10! I am a SAHM/In-Home Daycare Provider. I love, love, love what I ...More

    Helpful Tips

    6 Embarrassing Pregnancy Symptoms
    Experts offer tips for coping with everything from excess gas to forgetfulness. To help you know what you can really expect when you're ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    58 of 80 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.