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Everything You Need To Know About Peterborough Early Pregnancy Scan

by Olivia Clare Writter, Blogger
Women with low-risk, complication-free pregnancies will normally have at least one ultrasound, although older mothers and those with difficulties will probably have several. There are a variety of reasons why ultrasounds are required during pregnancy, depending on the trimester, including:

  • Confirming your expected delivery date
  • Examining your baby's heartbeat
  • Ensure that the pregnancy is not ectopic (in the Fallopian tubes) and is in the uterus.
  • Confirming the number of fetuses in the womb
  • ensuring that the kid develops healthily and at the right rate
  • Examining and measuring the baby's primary organs
  • Determining your baby's size
  • Examining the amniotic fluid levels
  • Certain birth abnormalities are ruled out.
  • Determining the gender of a baby
  • Giving parents a glance at the baby and reassuring them that everything is proceeding as it should throughout the pregnancy
 
Why are 3D and 4D sonograms done during pregnancy?

In uncomplicated pregnancies, medical practitioners utilize 2D and Doppler ultrasounds to evaluate the baby, assess amniotic fluid, and screen for birth abnormalities, among other things.
3D and 4D Early Pregnancy Scan Peterborough are only used to assess potential prenatal defects, such as cleft lip and spinal cord disorders, or to monitor something particular. In other words, 3D sonograms and 4D ultrasounds are not often included in standard prenatal check-ups. 
 
Is it safe to get 3D and 4D ultrasounds during pregnancy?

It's tempting to schedule a 3D or 4D ultrasound at your local prenatal picture studio, particularly after seeing these amazing baby images and movies online. However, research on the safety of ultrasonic technology has shown conflicting findings.

At present time, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) states that, although there are no known hazards associated with ultrasounds in pregnant women, they should be used with caution and only for medical reasons. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), when ultrasound penetrates the body, it gently warms the tissues, which may result in tiny pockets of gas in bodily fluids or tissues in certain situations – and the long-term ramifications of this are unclear.
 
Given what we know, experts (including ACOG and the FDA) recommend that ultrasounds be conducted by a skilled medical professional only when your practitioner thinks them essential for medical reasons. Currently, ACOG advises that pregnant women get at least one 2D ultrasound between weeks 18 and 22 of their pregnancy, with some women having a first-trimester ultrasound as well.

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