Ultrasounds during pregnancy are done thrice: in the 12th week, 24th week and the 36th in the first , second and third trimesters respectively. A lot of people choose to skip the 3rd trimester but it is the most significant out of the three for the following reasons:
While preparing for USG Scan, the mother can keep in mind the following pointers:
As it is mentioned above that the USG Scan – Third Trimester is the most significant out of the three scans which are done during pregnancy. This is very important because it can help in informing the parents about the following things: The USG scan can help the parents know about the baby’s development in the final months and if there are any complications. It gives them a chance to consult the doctors and seek help before it’s too late.
The procedure for a USG Scan is as followed- While the mom-to-be reclines on an exam table, the technician applies water-soluble gel to her abdomen. The technician moves a small device called a transducer over the abdomen. The transducer sends high-frequency sound waves into the body, which reflect off internal structures, including the baby. The transducer receives the sound waves or echoes that reflect back and transforms them into pictures on a screen. These pictures can be printed out.