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SCAN ULTRASOUND REQUIRED DURING YOUR PREGNANCY

WHAT HAVE REQUIRED DURING PREGNANCY ULTRASOUND SCAN YOU?

What is an ultrasound scan?
• Ultrasound is also known as ultrasound scanning or sonography which involves transmitting high frequency sound waves. Sound waves through the uterus and the baby and bounce back. Reflections which are then processed by a machine and a computer to create images on the screen that reveals the position and movements of the baby.

Therefore, an ultrasound scan is often used during routine antenatal care check ups for pregnant women.
• hard tissue such as bone will appear as white in the image and soft tissue will appear as gray and grainy. Amniotic fluid like water does not reflect any echoes, so it will appear as black. The difference between the colors of white, gray and black lets the doctor or sonographer mentafsifkan image.

Are ultrasound scans safe?
• Ultrasound scan is currently considered as a safe, accurate and profitable. Ultrasound contrast to X-ray. X-ray uses ionizing harmful while ultrasound uses sound waves.
• The use of high intensity ultrasound scan associated with peronggan (cavitation) and index heating (thermal index). Unfortunately, many clinical studies on the use of ultrasound for diagnosis published in medical journals showed no harmful effects on the cells of experimental animals or humans. The findings in a study reported that infants exposed to ultrasound scans have a low birth weight did not show kebolehberulangan.

Interest earned on the ultrasound scan to detect the development of the baby in the womb than any potential risks. However, the consent of most of the doctors and scientists express scan ulrasound best used if necessary and not recommended scan too often. By PhD candidature, ultrasound scans are safe and not harmful to the content and mother.

Why do you need to do an ultrasound scan?
Ultrasound plays an important role in the care of every pregnant woman.

The main reasons you ask your doctor to do an ultrasound scan are:
• Determine the actual age infants (GA) and term infants birth date (EDD).
• Determine the number of babies either single or twin.• Determine the position of the placenta and the amniotic water.
• Inspect and check the baby's physical development of birth defects.
• Checking whether the baby's development in accordance with the stage of development.

How many times do you need an ultrasound during your pregnancy?
There are no set rules on the number of ultrasound scan of a pregnant mother should do during pregnancy. Schedule for ultrasound scans during pregnancy may be different from the clinic or hospital.

Ultrasound scans are recommended:(A) Dating scan
• Performed as early as the week-6 and week-10 baby.

The purpose of the scan:
• To ensure that content is in the uterus and not ectopic pregnancy (ectopic) or molar pregnancy.
• Verify the fetal heartbeat of life in which babies may be detected as early as week-to-6
• Determine the single or twin pregnancy.
• Determine the actual age infants (GA), to define the period infant birth date (EDD) and measure the length of the fetus (CRL).(B) the nuchal translucency (NT scan)
• Performed between the 11th week and 13th week of the baby.The purpose of the scan:• Tracking of almost 90% marker (soft markers) monitoring of birth defects with thickness of fluid behind the baby's neck.
• Detect the presence of the nasal bone
• Verify the presence of the baby heartbeat
• Determine the single or twin pregnancy.
• Determine the actual age infants (GA), to define the period infant birth date (EDD) and measure the length of the fetus (CRL).You may read the article about the NT scan more carefully.(C) Detail scan (anomaly scan in 2D)
• Do between week 18 and week 24 babies.

The purpose of the scan:
• Assess the baby's age (GA), the development and position of the baby.
• Knowledge of infant development and structural abnormalities. Detail scans can detect 80% of serious physical abnormalities, such as spina bifida, cleft lip, anencephaly, a hole in the heart, omphalocele, and so on. However, this scan can not detect chromosomal defects such as Down syndrome. Only amniocentesis or CVS test that can detect chromosomal birth defects that are more accurate.
• Assess the level and position of the placenta, amniotic water.You may read the article about the details more carefully scan.(D) Growth scan
• Do between week 24 and week 34 babies.

The purpose of the scan:
• Assess the baby's growth and development.
• Assess the level and position of the placenta, amniotic water.
• Knowing the position of the baby.
• Assess the baby's blood flow Doppler. (Fetal doppler)(E) Presentation scan
• Performed between the 35th week until delivery.

The purpose of the scan:
• Assess the baby's position either normal or reverse position.
• Assess the level and position of the placenta, amniotic water.
• Assess the development of the baby and the baby is growing.(F) 3d 4d scan
• You can refer to the FAQ 3d 4d scan.

When you can find out the se* of the baby?
• baby Se* can be detected as early as week-to-15. However, gender is very noticeable difficult to be detected and if the baby is still small. GAMES week scan for baby se* is 22 weeks or over.

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