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Ultrasound in Pregnancy

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This four-page handout helps women who are pregnant prepare for an ultrasound, which a type of imaging that uses sound waves to look at the baby, the uterus, and placenta. It explains what an ultrasound is used for, such as checking the baby's growth and weight, verifying the due date, looking for signs of birth defects, and other problems. The document includes brief guidelines to help the woman prepare, and provides a short explanation of what will happen during the ultrasound.

Unless otherwise stated, users may print or download this health information resource from www.healthinfotranslations.org for personal, non-commercial use only. All images, logos, trademarks and all other applicable elements are copyright of their respective owners: the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Mount Carmel Health System, OhioHealth, and Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Female, Pregnancy, Ultrasonography, Uterus, Women's Health
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2011
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