Your Doctor Has Confirmed You Are Pregnant: What Now?
Congratulations! After you have seen your doctor to confirm your pregnancy via a urine test or blood test, most often one of the next steps by the doctor is to order a “Dating” ultrasound. When making your appointment for the dating ultrasound, keep in mind that the ideal timing for it to happen is between […]
The Detailed Anatomical Ultrasound (The Second Trimester Anatomical Scan or Detailed Scan)
Hooray you are almost halfway there! By about the halfway mark in your pregnancy, there should be plans in place from your doctor to have your detailed anatomical ultrasound. This is the most thorough screening for the fetus, and it is offered between 18-22 weeks gestational age (the “age” of the fetus in weeks and […]
The Third Trimester Ultrasound: What Is It And Why Has My Doctor Ordered It?
The home stretch! You are almost there! Why am I having this ultrasound? It is quite common to have an ultrasound in the third trimester of pregnancy, and this can be for a variety of reasons. The third trimester is defined as taking place from the 27th week of pregnancy and onward, and this is […]