A 26-year-old member asked:
When during pregnancy will i have my first ultrasound?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
8-10 weeks: In most practices that I am aware of, an ultrasound is performed early in order to establish the best dating criteria for the pregnancy and give a firm due date. Later ultrasounds are better for evaluating the fetal anatomy (usually 18-20 weeks) but they are less accurate at establishing a due date.
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Radiology 21 years experience
First trimester: In most cases you will have an ultrasound in your first trimester to confirm the viability of the pregnancy and make sure there is just one fetus.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
When is the right time to take the first ultrasound during pregnancy?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
6 weeks: A first trimester ultrasound is the most accurate for dating a pregnancy and at 6 weeks, should be able to detect fetal heartbeat.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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