What Can I Expect in a Prenatal Ultrasound?

A prenatal ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to create a photo of the inside of your body. Because radiation is not used, doctors consider ultrasound scans to be very safe. OBGYns often use obstetric ultrasounds to check on babies in their mother's womb....

Ultrasounds 101

The word ultrasound is tossed around fairly lightly when someone is pregnant. They’ve become a routine part of pregnancy as well as other noninvasive procedures. But what are ultrasounds exactly? How do they work? Let’s start with a definition. An ultrasound scan uses...