Slide show: Fetal ultrasound
Image of a pregnant woman having a fetal ultrasound
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A fetal ultrasound can give you an early glimpse of your baby, but it isn't done primarily for parental thrills. A fetal ultrasound allows your health care provider to evaluate your baby's growth and development and determine how your pregnancy is progressing.

Wonder what to expect? Here's a look at real fetal ultrasound images, as well as tips for understanding the images.

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