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3d ultrasound shows umbilical cord lying near/ baby's face. Anything to be concerned about?

3d ultrasound shows umbilical cord lying near/ baby's face. Anything to be concerned about?

Not at all: There is nothing to worry about because of the baby's umbilical cord near the face. That is normal, the cord is usually free to float about in the amniotic fluid, so if you looked again later the cord would likely have moved to another area. It poses no risk to the baby. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more


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How long until ultrasound shows baby sex?

About 20 weeks: An us at 20 weeks will usually show the baby's sex(as long at is not shy ) some times a week or two earlier depending on the quality of the machine. ...Read more

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Does a baby boy show faster than a girl on a ultrasound ?

Does a baby boy show  faster than a girl on a  ultrasound ?

Confusing question: Faster what ? The heart rate has no predictive value on ultrasound.(faster or slower) Depending on the cooperation of baby,male parts may or may not be detected by the technician. ...Read more

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Having my first vaginal ultrasound with my first child will it hurt will they show me my baby? What do they do during it

Having my first vaginal ultrasound with my first child will it hurt will they show me my baby? What do they do during it

New baby: To evaluate the baby they will want to put a probe in the vagina. This should not be more uncomfortable than any routine pelvic exam by a doctor. If the baby is large enough to see I would expect they would share the image with you. Usually mothers get a copy of a picture of the ultrasound. There is no risk to the baby as they use only sound waves. ...Read more

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Having my first vaginal ultrasound for my first child wht will they do during the ultrasound will they show me my baby?

Having my first vaginal ultrasound for my first child wht will they do during the ultrasound will they show me my baby?

Ultrasound: You should be able to see the baby. The ultrasound screen is usually right next to the bed. However, a vaginal ultrasound is used to look at early pregnancies and if less than 6 weeks you may only see early pregnancy signs. ...Read more

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I am expecting my first baby and I am having a vaginal ultrasound will they show me the baby? Also will it hurt

I am expecting my first baby and I am having a vaginal ultrasound will they show me the baby? Also will it hurt

It will not hurt: the ultrasound really does not show anything interesting until 8-9 weeks and is quite interesting by 12 weeks. the arms, legs, face, heart and possibly genitals can be seen on a good ultrasound machine by 12 weeks usually. dating the pregnancy can be done earlier but it is a lot more fun for the parents around 12 weeks or later. ...Read more

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