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Prenatal ultrasound - series

Procedure, part 1

Procedure, part 1

Overview

As you lie on an exam table, a sonographer coats your belly with a slick -- and possibly cold -- gel. Next, he moves a transducer, a hand-held device shaped like a microphone, over your belly. You can see the resulting images on a nearby computer screen.

Update Date 3/11/2014

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