Ultrasounds and Sonograms
Ultrasound can be used to help screen for genetic defects and problems with the baby. However, is there a need for low risk women to have one? Learn about the ethical issues as well as view large galleries of ultrasound photos.
You may have already had an ultrasound test scheduled or are expecting one. Here are the basics about how and why it's done in pregnancy.
A look at a variety of 3D ultrasounds from various stages in pregnancy.
How soon can you tell your baby's gender via ultrasound? Here's a quick "tour" of how and when it's done.
Each week of pregnancy as seen via ultrasound testing.
A look at how ultrasound is done via a short video.
Many women will have an ultrasound in midpregnancy. What are they looking for when it's done?
A look at why transvaginal ultrasound is done.
Other moms talk about their early ultrasound experiences.
Many couples choose to find out the sex of their baby at an ultrasound about midway through their pregnancy. But sometimes those ultrasounds are wrong...
Ultrasound has been used to determine the gender of your baby for many years. But as parents come to rely on this information, some are wondering if the answers are always accurate. Was your ultrasound wrong?
Sometimes your doctor or midwife decides to change your due date in pregnancy. Here's what you need to know before you agree to the change of due date.