As I have an underactive thyroid, I have to have regular growth scans, as apparently taking thyroxine can lead to small babies. So god knows how big 9lbs1 Ella would have been if I wasn’t on thyroxine!!!
As such, the 20 week scan isn’t the last opportunity for us to see our baby.
A couple of weeks ago, I had a scan at 28 weeks to check growth. Growth was fine. But there was something else that wasn’t.
The sonographer thought one of the ventricles of the brain looked more pronounced than the other. It was described in the notes as a ‘dangling choroid plexus’. She seemed non-plussed about it, so at the time of her telling us, I really didn’t worry.