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Ultrasound

See a baby on the ultrasound

An ultrasound is a non-invasive procedure that uses sound waves to show pictures of an unborn baby. If you click on the buttons below, a screen will appear, showing an ultrasound image of a baby at 17, 19 and 30 weeks of development. When the ultrasound picture appears on your screen, you can:

  • Slide the tab at the bottom of the image to see an illustration of the baby's position
  • Use your cursor to roll over the picture and see outlines of different parts of the baby's body

About Ultrasound

If you're like most women, you'll have a routine ultrasound so your doctor can get information on your baby's health. Though this brief (5 to 10 minutes) and painless test is most often done during the second trimester, it can be performed any time between the fifth week of gestation and delivery.

Get a glimpse inside your swelling belly and see how babies grow and change with this ultrasound identifier visual tool. These dynamic images will show you what a fetus looks like at 17, 19, and 30 weeks. Just roll the curser over the different body parts, and presto!


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