Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Many Hands Make for a Good Pregnancy: The Main Players

Ultrasound is an integral diagnostic tool during pregnancies. It creates waves of sound that enter the body and then bounce back. The returning waves create an image. Ultrasound is a safer way of imaging than X-rays. Ultrasounds in Pregnancy Most ultrasounds are performed during pregnancies. They can help your OB-Gyn to visualize your baby in utero and study the environment, including the amniotic fluid, cervix and placenta. Ultrasounds in the first trimester confirm the viability of the fetus, and check gestational age. The gestational sac can be seen at four to five weeks after your last normal period. The heartbeat…

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