picture of a baby (fetus) in the uterus. Because it uses sound waves instead of radiation, ultrasound is safer than X-rays. Ultrasound provides important information about the health of the fetus and ...
Upside: Detailed explanation of ultrasounds including how it works and what it is used for during pregnancy
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I had an early ultrasound at 10w5d. The u/s said I was 10w3d. Now to me that is very accurate. I was high risk and was measured quite often by numerous doctors and u/s techs and my due date was never ...
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Who: Most pregnant women. Why: To check the age of the baby, identify a multiple pregnancy (twins or more), check the baby’s growth and size, and look for major birth defects. Also used to help ...
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- will this cause problems? I am 20 weeks pregnant. While I was having an ultrasound I was told that, instead of one vein and two arteries in the cord, they could only see one vein and one artery. ...
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I am 25 years old, this is my 3rd child, 10th pregnancy, had 7 miscarriages. LMP 11-15-04. I am now 31 weeks pregnant. At 30 weeks I had an ultrasound to check the placement of placenta. During the ...
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All pregnant women in our technology-happy modern society face confusing choices about prenatal testing, its advantages and disadvantages, and its appropriateness for them. Large pregnant women face ...
Upside: Very detailed information on pregnancy ultrasounds including types, procedures, safety and accuracy
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What is an ultrasound? What information will my ultrasound provide? Why would I need an ultrasound during my first trimester? Why would I need an ultrasound later in my pregnancy? What's the ...
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Answer From just over 5 weeks, see the associated website
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Now is your opportunity to ask our ultrasound expert about what to expect or what your results mean, what you can ask your doctor, all the "what if...," "what should I..." type questions or whatever ...
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