Ultrasound scans use sound waves to visualize your baby in your womb. The image will be shown on a screen which you can see. The majority of scans are conducted by a qualified healthcare professional called a sonographer. Those scans are painless and you or your baby are not at risk. We provide services in Frisco, Mckinney, Texas.
Pregnancy ultrasound can be used for a number of reasons. Your doctor could also insist additional ultrasounds if a previous ultrasound or blood test indicated a problem. Ultrasound can also be performed on non-medical grounds, such as creating pictures for the parents or deciding the baby’s sex. Although ultrasound technology is effective for both mother and child, where there is no medical purpose or benefit, healthcare practitioners discourage the use of ultrasounds.
Ultrasounds are often done more often during pregnancy. Will this happen if:
You have twins or triplets
You are having a difficult pregnancy
Your health care provider has concerns about your baby’s health
Different types of Pregnancy Ultrasound: