When a menstrual period is late, a woman may use a home pregnancy test to determine whether she is pregnant. The technique does not use any radiation. A dating scan might be recommended to confirm your due date if you are unsure of your last menstrual period or your date of conception. A dating ultrasound gives an accurate estimate of how far along you are in your pregnancy. BabyCenter Australia Pregnancy ultrasound scans: The outer breast consists of a nipple and areola.
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