Ultrasonography is a very important tool in pregnancy to check the baby’s growth, development, position and movements. It also gives parents the first glimpse of their baby. It is very important that you understand the terminologies and other factors in the scan by which your pregnancy will be followed up for 9 months. The doctor will also give you an ultrasound report with a printout of your baby’s images. 3D and 4D color scans are becoming very popular because they offer a more life-like image of your baby.
*Sex determination of the unborn baby (fetus) is strictly prohibited in India under the PCPNDT Act, hence will not be dealt here in this article. Continue reading “Understanding basic ultrasonography (USG) in pregnancy”