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 What is the purpose of ultrasound in pregnancy?

Answer Physicians order an ultrasound scan to listen for a fetal heartbeat, determine a woman's precise due date and check for twins, among other uses.
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Is it possible to be further along in your pregnancy than what your ultrasound says?

When they do an ultrasound, they measure the baby's head and that's how they determine how far along you are. So if your baby's head is smaller than average, then they would give you a farther due ... Read More »
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How to Get an Ultrasound for Pregnancy?

The fetal ultrasound, or sonogram, has become a routine aspect of prenatal care for most pregnant women. High frequency sound waves are used to scan the expectant mother's abdomen and pelvic cavity... Read More »
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How much does a pregnancy ultrasound cost?

Costs of ultrasounds may vary by insurance plans but as of 2007 they started at around $200. This cost is normally covered by insurance but if the ultrasound is strictly to determine the sex of the... Read More »
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Can you see a baby on an ultrasound at 3 wks of pregnancy?

There by no means will be a baby, but the thickening of the uterine lining can sometimes be detected.
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