Thursday, 29 October 2015

First Pregnancy And Sonography-Why,When & Safety Issues

Question
I Am Pregnant.  When Should I Do First Sonography?

Answer 
Once the pregnancy is diagnosed, the first sonography is done at 6-8 weeks duration. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION 




The starting of pregnancy by mating of male sperm and female ova, occurs in fallopian tube,  which as the name suggests is a tube like structure attached to uterus. 
After sometime,  this pregnancy will travel and get implanted in the uterus where the development of fetus will occur.

Objective of doing early sonography are twofold
1) Making sure that the pregnancy has reached the uterus and is growing normally.
2) Establishing that the heartbeats have started in the growing fetus 

Question 
Doing sonography in such early pregnancy, will it be harmful for the baby? 

Answer 
Ultrasound (Sonography) machine is based on transmitting sound waves. 
Many studies have been conducted by doctors. 
Sonography is considered to be a safe test and procedure in the growing pregnancy of any duration 

By
Dr. Himani Gupta
Gynecologist
Ph: 7506027299
 
Email - mygynaecworld@gmail.com
Web- www.mygynaecworld.com
Mother n Care Clinic.
Shri Row House.
F 44/30. Sector -12.
Near Shivaji Chowk.
Near Sanjeevan Hospital

Kharghar, Navi Mumbai (Near Panvel- Kamothe/ Kalamboli/Taloja/Road Paali/CBD)

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