These people will have dates on a regular basis, and they may or may not be having sexual relations.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.
Most people in a doctoral program can rattle off the books they've read, but all I could tell you was the first three courses I'd taken. It was terrifying because I was in the middle of this program that I'd worked so hard to complete.
If the pregnancy is very early then it is usually necessary to do an internal (vaginal) scan.
If the pregnancy is more than 7 weeks it may be possible to see enough abdominally (tummy scan), sometimes both scans are necessary to ensure all is well.
We offer a specialised scanning service relating to all aspects of early pregnancy whether it is for reassurance or because there has been bleeding, pain or a history of early pregnancy complications such as miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.
Please be aware that if your pregnancy is not progressing as planned or if an abnormality is detected during the scan, the results will be discussed with you immediately following your scan and a plan of action advised.