You can ask your midwife or doctor before the scan if this is the case. If you'd like to know more about the GROW programme, please see the link to the right of the page. Some abnormalities may also be detected at this scan, such as neural tube defects spina bifida is a type of neural tube defect. Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. More about: Unless this is required urgently, a letter will be sent to you in the post with the date and time of your scan. I have never received a letter with details of my dating scan and if I didn't ring to inquire, I would have missed it completely!
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