An Early Pregnancy Scan (sometimes also called a ViabilityScan or Dating Scan) provides reassurance in this very earlystage of your pregnancy. A pregnancy can be seen from asearly as 6 weeks from the first day of your last period (LMP) and not the date of conception.

Confirming the presence of your baby's heartbeat. You may have gone to your doctor with vaginal bleeding or you may be anxious because of problems in a previouspregnancy (such as miscarriage). This ultrasound can routinely detect a heartbeat in your baby as early as 6-7 weeks.