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do they do sonagrams at your first appointment?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:54 AM on Dec. 12, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • If I remember correctly no.
    armywife2009101

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 9:56 AM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • Some practices will to determine the gestational age. I had one at my first visit with both my son and this pregnancy!
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 10:04 AM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • I did with this pregnancy but with my other 2 no, but I had different insurances and this time an ob instead of a midwife. She only did it to check gestational age, and then I got the standard 20 week one later.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 10:12 AM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • My Doc always did a vaginal sonogram to hear the heartbeat, 7-8 weeks.
    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 10:50 AM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • they did with me, hint: if you don't know when your lmp was they probably will to determine gestation. i found this out at my first appt. they sent me right up to get one at the hospital.
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 11:51 AM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • Some practices might, but I never had any at all through my pregnancies so it will vary.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 12:11 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • Everybody's different. With all but of my pregnancies, I had 1 ultrasound around 22 weeks. With my 4th, I was cramping really bad at 12 weeks so they did an extra one then to make sure the baby was growing, had a heartbeat, and there was only 1 baby. Too many ultrasounds can be a not-so-good thing.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • Not always. My first visit at 8wks there was no u/s. At my 12 week visit, there will be one.
    halfpint_ny

    Answer by halfpint_ny at 4:21 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • My doctor's office does. My first visit is usually around 10 weeks. My friend's doctor and my sil's doctor does not.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:54 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • Here you get one u/s and thats at 20 weeks.
    ma2b08

    Answer by ma2b08 at 7:41 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

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