Ultrasound

An ultrasound, also known as a sonogram, is fetal imaging that is used to see what's going on with your baby and how she is developing inside your body.Here you'll learn all about ultrasounds, discover why they're necessary, what they feel like, and more.

All About Ultrasounds

Your first look at your developing baby!

What Your Ultrasound Reveals

Have an ultrasound scheduled? Here's what you can expect to learn.

Ultrasound Accuracy: Is It a Boy or a Girl?

Can you trust that those little lines and bumps on your ultrasound really mean you're having a son or daughter? Get the scoop on how accurate ultrasounds can be in determining your baby's sex!

What to Expect at Your Ultrasound

You'll get your first glimpse of your baby at this test, but doctors will be ensuring that everything's growing just as it should.

Ultrasound: A Trimester-by-Trimester Guide

Find out what to expect at your first and second trimester ultrasound appointments, what you can learn from those ultrasounds, and why you might need an ultrasound (or a few) in the third trimester.

All About the 20-Week Ultrasound

The mid-pregnancy anatomy scan may be the most eagerly anticipated ultrasound of any you'll get as a parent-to-be. Find out what you'll see when you have yours.

18 Wacky Things (Besides Baby!) That You've Seen in Your Ultrasound Photos

Flexing for the ladies, flashing a peace sign, and more: Parents.com readers share some of the surprising things they've seen in their ultrasound images.

Sonogram Surprise: "My Wife Is Pregnant With a Sports Car"

Their ultrasound image was sleeker, with better handling, than these parents expected!

Ultrasound Measurements: What's Normal?

You'll get some interesting stats about your baby during your ultrasound -- here's what all those measurements mean.

Q&A: Keepsake Ultrasounds

The risk that comes with taking keepsake ultrasound photos isn't worth it.

Ultrasound Photo Appears to Show Angel Watching Over Baby

Do you see the angel image in this ultrasound picture?

Womb With a View: 4 Things to Know About Ultrasounds

Confused about the differences between 2-D, 3-D, and 4-D ultrasounds? Here's everything you need to know about the ultrasound experience.

Ultrasound: What to Expect

Your first peek at your new baby can also help the doctor check for any signs of trouble.

3-D and 4-D Ultrasounds: What You Need to Know

Get the scoop on the latest ultrasound technology -- and whether 3-D or 4-D ultrasounds make sense for you.

Are Ultrasounds Safe?

If you're worried about the safety of this common prenatal test and wondering if you should get an ultrasound, our experts can help put you at ease.

Ultrasound Advice

From determining your due date to seeing your baby for the very first time, here's what to expect from a sonogram.

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