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any chance "not see" your baby in week 18 on trans-vaginal scan?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: At 18 weeks pregnant the uterus is almost to the belly button. The ultrasound is done abdominally to get a good look at the baby, and often a transvaginal scan is done also to get a close look at the cervix. So if a woman is 18 weeks, the baby will be seen both ways, though better abdominally.

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