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anyone have a doctor who didnt do or schedule an ultrasound till late in the pregnancy ??

i feel forgotten ..... i just cant wait for an ultrasound !!!! whats the latest you ever had a first ultrasound in pregnancy ?

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tiffandgene2009

Asked by tiffandgene2009 at 11:29 AM on Jun. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • The latest was probably with my 1st pregnancy. The "official" one was at 16 wks... but I had an "impromptu" one in my NP's office ar abour 11 or 12 wks. That was when I was young & "po' folk" on medicaid.

    With my last 3 pregnancies, I had ultrasounds at my very first visit to confirm the pregnancies... and then 4-6 more throughout. Always had one at about 20 wks -- that's just standard procedure.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 11:35 AM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • I have never had an ultrasound before 20 weeks. I wish I could have an earlier one, I would like to know if there is something wrong before 20 weeks.
    lil_angel00

    Answer by lil_angel00 at 11:37 AM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • my first was 18 weeks, and I just had one at 29 weeks.
    how far along are you?
    and SOME doctors dont do ultra sounds, ever providing your not high risk, talk to your OB about it because he may never get you one unless you ask.
    judith_visco

    Answer by judith_visco at 11:48 AM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • I had one at 8 weeks to confirm (or rather move) my due date and then another at 22 weeks.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 12:10 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • Medically, unless there's something wrong, you should only get one between 18 and 20 weeks.
    RyleeMendez

    Answer by RyleeMendez at 12:22 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • My last pregnancy I was 29 weeks for mine. talking about going ultrasound free this time (23 weeks currently). I am entirely against abortion so having an ultrasound prior to 23 weeks isn't needed.
    ColleenF30

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 12:49 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • Unless there is something medically wrong there is no reason to have late ultrasounds at all.
    Cynthje

    Answer by Cynthje at 1:38 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • My OB/GYN isn't scheduling mine until the 16th week (currently 6 weeks) .....
    everyone is saying that i'm going to have twins because i'm already showing. Could be farther along than i really am though but not sure. Just want an early ultrasound to see if i'm carrying twins. my OB/GYN refuses. :(
    mymommy2010

    Answer by mymommy2010 at 3:31 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

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