Pregnancy and Ultrasound
Ultrasound has many utilization s and applications in various types of medicine. In no other place is it more frequent than in pregnancy. Ultrasound is utilize d to view the baby and confirm the initial positive result of a pregnancy test. In pregnancy, the ultrasound is also utilize d to hear the baby's heartbeat, check the growth of the baby, see if there are multiple fetuses, check for defects and determine if there are difficulties that could complicate the delivery.
It is believed to be safe for both the baby and the mother. There may be some discomfort because a full bladder may be required by some health care professional in order to see the reproductive organs better, but that's all.