Ultrasound in Pregnancy
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.
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