How Does an Ultrasound Work?
You watch as two pink lines slowly appear. It feels like your life is flashing before your eyes. You never thought you’d be in this situation, but here you are — unexpectedly pregnant and wondering what’s next.
Perhaps you feel yourself spiraling into a loop of worry and anxiety, but wait a second. There’s one big step you need to take before you can really begin to make a choice for your pregnancy.
An ultrasound scan is a vital part of the early pregnancy process, whether you’re considering parenting, abortion, or adoption. Not only will this screening provide you with essential information about your pregnancy, it will also confirm that you’re actually pregnant.
Before you schedule your no-cost appointment at Robbinsdale Women’s Center, we’re here to answer your most pressing questions about ultrasound scans — including how they work, what you’ll learn, and where to find one near you!
Ultrasounds use non-invasive imaging technology via high-frequency soundwaves to reveal what’s going on inside of the body. They are typically used to diagnose medical conditions, guide surgeons, and of course, reveal a pregnancy inside of the womb.
Getting an ultrasound will provide you with important facts about your pregnancy and any other medical conditions you may have. You’ll gain the following knowledge from your ultrasound scan:
It’s recommended that women access several ultrasounds throughout their pregnancies, accessing the first one in the first 6-8 weeks of gestation.
We know that for many, pregnancy comes with unexpected costs and financial concerns. Robbinsdale Women’s Center is here to help by providing no-cost pregnancy testing, ultrasound scans, options counseling, and more!
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