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Prenatal ultrasound - series

Procedure, part 3

Procedure, part 3

Overview

Don't get your hopes up too much about this first, fleeting look at your baby. The black-and-white image you see on the computer screen is grainy, shadowy, and may look more like a test pattern than a baby-to-be. Your sonographer will walk you through what you're seeing by pointing out the fetus' developing heart, limbs, and head.

Update Date 2/21/2010

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