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A 33-year-old female asked:

My 7 year old daughter needs an mri. i am 15 weeks pregnant is it safe for me to be in the room with her for emotional support during her mri?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Although these studies are often done in the radiology department, there is no radiation or x-rays involved. A MRI involves strong magnets and can even be safely preformed on pregnant women.You and your baby will be safe in that setting.

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