Ultrasound during pregnancy: Ultrasound imaging has been done during pregnancy for over three decades. It has proven to be a very useful and very effective diagnostic procedure.
A number of epidemiological studies of pregnancy ultrasound exposure have been done to look at its safety. These include studies with a highly sophisticated research design. There is no convincing evidence for any danger from ultrasound during pregnancy.
(Reference: Ziskin MC. Intrauterine effects of ultrasound: Human epidemiology. Teratology 59:252-260, 1999.)
Your doctor may order an ultrasound scan at any time during your pregnancy. The most common time to have one is between the 16th and 20th week of pregnancy.
Learn more on how and why ultrasound is used during pregnancy.
d) diagnosis of uterine and pelvic abnormalities during pregnancy e.g ... A short history of the development of 3-D ultrasound in pregnancy can be found in the ...
When are ultrasounds performed? Ultrasounds may be performed at any point during pregnancy, and the results are seen immediately on a monitor during the ...
Ultrasound uses sound waves to show a picture of your baby during pregnancy. Many women have ultrasounds during the first or second trimester. Learn more.