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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:37 AM   1
KahluaCupcake
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After 20 weeks, when is the next ultrasound?


Just curious. I am extremely thankful there were no markers or problems found that require additional screening...believe you me! But I'm just curious when the next one usually is, especially for US ladies, as I know things are different in the UK.
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:40 AM   2
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Never. Unless a problem arises or I pay for a 3 or 4d one.



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:42 AM   3
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Don't they do them when you are at term like 38 weeks to check the size of the baby? Otherwise how would they know if it was breach?



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:43 AM   4
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My doctor scheduled me for one at 8w, 12w, and 16w. Not sure if that is because I just had a m/c in May 2011 or not. I was hoping my next one would be 20w for gender reasons, but he said not until week 28 will I get another one! I guess it all depends on your individual health and doctor practices.



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:45 AM   5
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Idk. They told me after the 20 week they don't do anymore ultrasounds.



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:47 AM   6
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You don't unless you have problems. They can tell if a baby is breech by feeling your stomach



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:48 AM   7
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Unless they find that your fundal height is either measuring small or big they probably will not do another one unless you pay for one. Some practices will do a growth scan towards the end of the pregnancy but, not all do. I would just call your DR and ask if they generally do another one. I know my practice does not do them after the 20 week one (unless there is a problem)



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:48 AM   8
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Generally in the USA, unless there is a problem, or you're high risk, there aren't anymore ultrasounds after the 20 week scan. It sucks! It's different for all dr's offices, but that's generally how it is.



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 11:49 AM   9
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I have to have one at 30-32 weeks to check growth. This is only because one of my blood test results was high- the Inhibin A count. Otherwise I don't think I'd get anymore but I have had a 4d and plan to have another one later for more pics.



 
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Old Feb 6th, 2012, 12:18 PM   10
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My understanding is that it's common in the US to have one around 36 to check the position of the baby and your fluids in preparation for delivery. From the responses above, it sounds like it's different depending on your GP/midwife. You should ask what to expect... I know I need to



 
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