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How Fertility Centers Have Changed the Lives of People Suffering From Infertility Problem

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 David Martin (August 25, 2014)  As with any society, fertility is an essential part of the lives of the communities that live in the Chennai area. Therefore, for an awful long time, infertility was considered to be a curse and the source of much ridicule and social stigma for couples that suffered from it. However, there are fertility clinics in Chennai that are seeking to be agents of change for this medical .. (Pregnancy)

5 Steps In Egg Donation

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 Robert Fogarty (June 14, 2014)  The process of selection as an egg donor is the initial step in the whole process. The decision to be an egg donor requires careful consideration and serious commitment. The complete evaluation of the donor takes place after the initial decision to donate. A generous and compassionate decision, egg donation helps childless couples have children. Steps of the egg donation process: 1. .. (Pregnancy)

What To Consider When Becoming An Egg Donor

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 Robert Fogarty (June 13, 2014)  Many women may consider becoming an egg donor so as to be able to help infertile women, or women suffering from a genetic disease, to be able to have a child. There are various things to consider before doing so though. First of all laws regarding egg donation varies in different countries and you will have to look into the law where you live, so as to be able to get the full picture. .. (Pregnancy)

The Two Types of Domestic Adoption Available

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 Bruce Markey (May 21, 2014)  Dreaming of bringing a baby home from the hospital, tucked in warm blankets and putting them into a lovingly prepared nursery is common. It is often “what comes next” after getting married, expected as well as desired. But often those wanting to be parents find they must adopt to achieve their dream and many want that connection from the beginning, which means adopting an .. (Pregnancy)

Lrean About The Stress And Infertility

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 Robert Fogarty (May 17, 2014)  The idea of having children for some people is stress enough, add to that the possibility of being infertile and not being able to have children can be a couple’s worst nightmare. The science on whether stress affects infertility in couples still needs more exploration for a definitive answer. Early studies have shown there may be a link between stress and infertility. On the .. (Pregnancy)

Open adoption Has Many Benefits

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 Bruce Markey (April 22, 2014)  Open adoption is a type of adoption that offers great opportunities to for both the adoptive family and birth family to be able to interact for the benefit of the child involved in the adoption. The idea of an open adoption carries a fearful stigma to birth families that are not well informed of the actual process. While this type of adoption has proven to be very beneficial for all .. (Pregnancy)

Egg Donation - Being An Egg Donor

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 Robert Fogarty (April 15, 2014)  Being able to give life to other women who desperately want to have children of their own and bring a life into this world is one of the best gifts one can give. With the near epidemic proportions of women and families experiencing infertility and impaired fecundity the need for egg donors is ever on the rise. Egg donor clinics strive to provide a caring and compassionate solution for .. (Pregnancy)

Learn About The Overview Of Fertility Treatments

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 Robert Fogarty (April 11, 2014)  For couples and families wanting to have kids one of the most devastating realizations is that they cannot conceive naturally. Yet this does not mean that there are not a number of treatments that can provide these couples the ability to still have children. Most people think of the common in vitro fertilization or IVF treatments is the only options available and fear the costs .. (Pregnancy)

3 Things You Need To Know When Learning How To Become An Egg Donor

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 Robert Fogarty (March 15, 2014)  There are a lot of thing in life that you can do. Some are things that people do every day, and some things are not quite so common. Take egg donation for instance. It isn’t every day that you meet a person who has helped another woman or couple conceives a child through the biggest gift in the world- egg donation. Imagine that conversation! Far more dramatic than a talk about .. (Pregnancy)

How To Handle Stress During Infertility Treatments

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 Robert Fogarty (March 13, 2014)  Going through fertility treatments can bring on many emotions and feelings. It could be an emotional roller-coaster and starting the journey towards fertility treatments could be challenging and overwhelming sometimes. Where do you start? How do you begin? There could be many questions you could have and feelings you may be going through on a daily basis. One of these feelings that you .. (Pregnancy)

What Can You Expect From The Best Fertility Treatment Center In Chennai?

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 David Martin (March 07, 2014)  For many people who are struggling with issues of fertility and infertility, the discovery that there are possible treatments that can end their struggles is a great relief. Fertility is no longer considered to be a mystical event but has been brought into the realm of science and research. Years of medical research and studies has finally paid off, and people can now get help with the .. (Pregnancy)

Pregnant Adoptions are a common process in the adoption world

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 Bruce Markey (February 22, 2014)  Getting pregnant, starting a family for many women is a dream come true. They have planned for this experience and are ready for it. Others find it a pleasant surprise, but they too are able to plan for the arrival of their new bundle of joy. But for other women, young teenage girls as well as young women, the concept of being pregnant and raising a child is overwhelming, all consuming, . (Pregnancy)

Read These Pointers For More Information On You and Your Pregnancy

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 Carrie Westengate (March 24, 2013)  Being pregnant is really a joyous time. There is a lot to think about for the future years, a great deal promise and much hope. A fresh life is going to join the ranks of the family. But even with all that hope, sometimes you only need to know that others have been there and tried it too. This information has a lot of wisdom from other ladies who can help you understand your pregnancy. . (Pregnancy)

Have A Healthy Pregnancy With These Great Tips

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 Carrie Westengate (September 22, 2012)  Learning everything there is to know about pregnancy is simply overwhelming. This article was written to help fight back that overwhelming feeling and look at how to go through your pregnancy armed with the information you need to make sure it is a positive experience. It is important to monitor your iron intake throughout the entire pregnancy. You will tire easily if you have an iron .. (Pregnancy)

Different Options To Reduce The Appearance Of Stretch Marks

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 Carrie Westengate (May 05, 2012)  No one wants stretch marks, but some people are more prone to these then others. If you have stretch marks, or fear that you might get them, there are lots of things you can do about it. Keep reading this article to learn ways to prevent and reduce the look of stretch marks. Being properly hydrated is essential if you do not want stretch marks. Stretch-marks are most likely to form if .. (Pregnancy)

How Rubella during Pregnancy Leads to Cerebral Palsy

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 Robinson Ks (May 03, 2012)  Rubella also known as German measles is a type of viral disease that is marked by the outburst of a rash that normally begins from the face and then gradually spreads to the other parts of the body. This disease is normally associated with children. This is because most who adults have suffered from the disease as an infant then developed strong immunity against it in other stages of .. (Pregnancy)

Losing Weight While You Are Pregnant

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 Carrie Westengate (April 15, 2012)  While it is normally unwise to try and lose weight when pregnant, there are some instances where it would be beneficial. However, it goes without question that you need to take special care if attempting to lose weight while pregnant. You should only attempt to do so while under the care of your physician. No excuses, confide your concerns with your doctor first. Right, so you've been .. (Pregnancy)

Read These Tips To Learn More About Pregnancy And Stretch Marks

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 Carrie Westengate (April 12, 2012)  Pregnancy can be scary and unsettling for an individual who has not done this before. If you're a first-time mum especially, you will discover lots of great tips on how to make it through and have the most happy and most healthy pregnancy you can. Both you and your baby deserve it. Expect hormonal in addition to body changes in pregnancy. Try not to worry too much about these changes .. (Pregnancy)

Pregnancy Tips Once You Know You Are Pregnant

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 Carrie Westengate (April 11, 2012)  When you are expecting, you aren't going to instantly master pregnancy. Even on your second and third pregnancy, there are still questions that you will have, and you have a lot to learn from step to step of your pregnancy. Use this article as a great source of good tips to use when you have found out that you are expecting a new addition to your family. <DIV style='float: left; .. (Pregnancy)

"Platinum" Advice For Having A "Very" Healthy Pregnancy

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 Robert Gafeney (March 27, 2012)  Finding out about your pregnancy comes with many overwhelming emotions and questions. It's always a miracle, but you may have many questions floating around in your head. Appointments, announcements, physical and emotional changes and preparations to your home are just some examples of all the things you now need to take care of. Look to the article below for some basic tips to help .. (Pregnancy)

There Are Ways To Identify If You Are Pregnant

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 Robert Gafeney (March 07, 2012)  Some negative issues with regards to pregnancy include aches, hormonal changes, stress and hunger. Hopefully, this article will help you deal with these common problems and allow you to enjoy your pregnancy to the fullest. Being pregnant really is a joyous occasion, so take the following tips and apply them to your own life. It is absolutely unacceptable to smoke if you are pregnant, .. (Pregnancy)

Baby Matters: Your One And Only Pregnancy Guide

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 Robert Gafeney (March 07, 2012)  Since you are bringing a new life into the world, it's important to know what pregnancy entails. Becoming educated on the subject can make pregnancy simpler. With this article, you can learn a lot about what to do while being pregnant. If you are debating on getting pregnant, make an appointment to discuss this with your doctor. For the healthiest pregnancy, it is very helpful to visit . (Pregnancy)

How Premature Birth Is Related to One of the Causes of Cerebral Palsy

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 Robinson Ks (February 23, 2012)  Premature birth also known as preterm means the birth of a baby before the completion of the normal period of pregnancy. It means giving birth to a baby before the completion of 37 or 42 weeks of pregnancy. The actual cause of preterm is not yet known but there are many factors that can induce preterm birth. Premature birth can cause a number of medical complications in babies that are .. (Pregnancy)

Domestic Adoption Has More Safeguards

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 Bruce Markey (January 27, 2012)  Domestic adoption refers to a process where a child is adopted through a public or government agency. It is tightly controlled as the best outcome for the child is the central focus and the prospective parents have little to say. Private adoption agencies have sprung up in recent years where a profit is needed. As a result, the child’s interests are not foremost, rather pleasing .. (Pregnancy)

Common Tests During Pregnancy 2012

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 Wesley Wells (January 06, 2012)  Optional Routine Tests There are a couple of tests that are considered to be fairly routine, yet warranted if the mother's history indicates it. They are still considered to be routine tests. Multiple Marker Screen The multiple marker screen is a test offered to most pregnant women between 15¨C20 weeks. It is used to identify those fetuses with certain chromosomal abnormalities .. (Pregnancy)

Common Tests During Pregnancy Part 1

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 Wesley Wells (January 05, 2012)  The Normal Tests In your first visit, the physician will do a thorough gynecological exam. Your cervix will be checked, and a clinical pelvimetry exam performed, where the doctor uses his hands to get an estimate of the size of the pelvic bones to determine if your anatomy is adequate for delivering a baby vaginally. Other areas to be checked will be the breasts, heart, and lungs. The .. (Pregnancy)

Conceiving a Boy or a Girl

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 Chris Mollo (January 04, 2012)  Does it matter if you conceive a boy or a girl? It matters to some families and couples; some families even look for effective ways to ensure the birth of a baby boy or a girl to balance out the family. In some cultures, a male is more favored and conceiving a baby girl may be ill favored. There are also parents who wish to have a first born son or a daughter after several unsuccessful .. (Pregnancy)

Can You Choose the Gender of Your Child?

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 Chris Mollo (January 04, 2012)  Experts believe that you can choose the gender of your child but of course this is not as easy as eating a certain type of food or following a certain type of sexual position. Choosing the gender of your child requires timing and above all patience. Although there have been several techniques that were proven to be effective in determining the sex of a baby, it would be safe to rely on . (Pregnancy)

How Improvements in Neonatology Helps the Reduction in Number Of Babies Having Cerebral Palsy

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 Robinson Ks (November 14, 2011)  Thanks to improvements in neonatal and obstetrical care, there have been considerable decline in the rates of injuries and death in babies and mothers. The risk of neurologic disabilities in babies and children has been greatly reduced through interventions such as: Administration of “folate" to pregnant women Avoidance of exposure to certain kinds of toxic substances and .. (Pregnancy)

Why Monitoring HCG Levels By Week Is Crucial To A Healthy Pregnancy

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 Amy Henderson (November 04, 2011)  Reading up on hcg levels by week can be very helpful in letting you experience comfort when it comes to the healthiness of your baby. There are numerous people who worry without having any cause and you do not want to fall into this category. While pregnant, HCG hormone is responsible for nourishing the egg and keeping your unborn child healthy. Typically speaking, when you reach your .. (Pregnancy)

Time for CVS and Hear the Heartbeat of Baby During 9 and 10 Weeks Pregnancy

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 Stephanie Cutter (September 19, 2011)  You are reaching at the end of the first trimester when you are 9 weeks pregnant. And of course there are notable changes inside both of you. Breast soreness and tenderness increase along with the increase in the breast size. Chances are that they will grow even more as the breast tissue will grow during pregnancy probably to let the milk come in later. Your blood volume also increases . (Pregnancy)

Increased Symptoms at 7 and Baby’s Development of Organs in 8 weeks of Pregnancy

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 Stephanie Cutter (September 16, 2011)  As you are 7 weeks pregnant now, your baby is visible through an ultrasound scan as it has quadrupled its size since conception. Of course, sometimes embryos can be seen from as early as six weeks. The baby’s nerves start functioning in the seventh week and it is even able to open its mouth. Another important factor in week 7 is that your baby develops its muscle systems and is .. (Pregnancy)

Avoid Complications at week 5 & Changes in You and the Baby During 6 Weeks Pregnancy

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 Stephanie Cutter (September 16, 2011)  Rapid changes occur in both the mother and her baby when she is 5 weeks pregnant. The embryo now starts forming its limbs and ears. The eyes begin to appear and the head starts forming mouth and nostrils. Your baby’s tiny heart has formed and has begun to beat and pump blood. This week, the baby will also have the first of the many growth spurts. The baby also begins forming its .. (Pregnancy)

Beginning of Fertilization - Baby’s Growth and Development During 3 & 4 Week

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 Stephanie Cutter (September 15, 2011)  When you are 3 weeks pregnant, the sperm comes into contact with the egg inside the fallopian tube and the fertilization occurs. But you are not even aware that you have conceived as you didn’t miss a period. Week 3 is the actual beginning of pregnancy and also the time when the gender of the baby is determined. Some women experience slight spotting and bleeding because of the .. (Pregnancy)

Symptoms and Changes in 1 Week and 2 Week Pregnant Women

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 Stephanie Cutter (September 15, 2011)  A full term pregnancy that lasts for 40 weeks is divided into 13-week trimesters that typically start from day one of your last menstrual period. That is, when the physician says that you are 10 weeks pregnant, then the period of conception is approximately 8 weeks ago. Most 1 week pregnant women are unaware of the fact that the first week is mostly confined to ovulation and .. (Pregnancy)

Getting Pregnant Fast

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 Tommy Tucker (August 11, 2011)  Understanding the science behind your cycle of ovulation may help to understand better when you can be more fertile and have the best chance of conceiving. Although it happens on a monthly basis, the ovulation cycle is unique, customized for your body and influenced by what is occuring in your daily life. Things such as stress and big changes in your normal routine can lead to a .. (Pregnancy)

Could a Fertility Bracelet Assist me in Becoming Pregnant?

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 David Andrades (August 03, 2011)  For many years ladies have long adorned themselves with a fertility bracelet, some jewelry or charms, with hopes that energy held in these stones will increase their fertility. The several worldwide cultures have long supported the thought that natural powerful fertility energy was held inside the stones, so it was made a portion of their customs to decorate themselves with the hope of .. (Pregnancy)

The Second Month of Pregnancy - What Should Woman Do

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 Andriy Peliak (July 13, 2011)  How the baby looks like. At the end of the second month of pregnancy the little one is like a big point, with a length of 3-4 in. and weighs 2-3 grams. In the thickening, that will quickly be the head, appear cracks - the future earsandeyes. At the 4-5th week heart will take its normal shape. At this time teeth, pancreas, gonads, abdomen are initiated. On the 7-8th week fingers start to . (Pregnancy)

Effective Home Remedies to Prevent Miscarriages

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 Lovel Rose (June 30, 2011)  A miscarriage is defined as the loss of pregnancy before the period of viability, which is considered to occur before 20 weeks. Miscarriages generally occur during the first two trimesters. It caused due to disturbances in the body. There are several different causes of miscarriage, some of them being are as follows: 1. Chronic illnesses like diabetes, chronic respiratory, high blood .. (Pregnancy)

Why can't I get Pregnant?

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 Vubangsi Mercel (June 29, 2011)  "why is it I cannot get pregnant?" After spending their youth avoiding this situation it's amazing to see the shear number of women who are struggling with this problem. Believing that you cannot get pregnant is overwhelming. Wanting a family is such a strong desire that it is easy to panic and think that you cannot get pregnant based on very little evidence. In the past the worry .. (Pregnancy)

Forget about fasting and vegetarianism! The pregnant woman can and could eat everything.

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 Andriy Peliak (June 10, 2011)  Forget about fasting and vegetarianism! The pregnant woman can and could eat everything. The diet plan have to incorporate animal proteins. They contain vital amino acids which are required for kid's organ formation. Rabbit, Calf, Chicken meat are the ideal animal meat to eat, minimum 100 grams a day. Fish like pollack, perch, hake, pike include these amino acids as well. By the way, .. (Pregnancy)

The First Month of Pregnancy - General Tips to Know

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 Andriy Peliak (May 23, 2011)  The news of a pregnancy can change a woman’s life completely. Physiological and psychological status, habits and desires change among many other things. We want to help future mothers over the nine wonderful months that they will experience being pregnant. So we start guide what should and what should not be done during each month of the pregnancy. First of all, we will pay .. (Pregnancy)

Pregnancy Week 25 & 26 Marks the End of Second Trimester

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 Stephanie Cutter (May 20, 2011)  By the time you are 25 weeks pregnant the growing uterus may put some pressure on your back. Most of the women experience severe pain in their lower back region and the legs because of this mounting pressure. Along with some growing back pain and leg cramps, week 25 is the time when many women come across pregnancy complications such as preterm labor and premature pregnancy. .. (Pregnancy)

Pregnancy Week 23 & 24 and the Physical Changes in the Baby

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 Stephanie Cutter (May 20, 2011)  Your body undergoes various other changes along with the growing stretch marks when you are 23 weeks pregnant. And due to the stretching stomach muscles, your navel will pop out a little but will return to its natural position once you deliver the baby. You might have approximately gained 15 pounds by now and might experience some muscle cramps in the legs. You will also find it very .. (Pregnancy)

Pregnancy Week 21 & 22 – You Have a Miniature Baby!

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 Stephanie Cutter (May 20, 2011)  When you are 21 weeks pregnant, you will be gaining more weight and fat along with your growing baby. You might face some swelling problems due to increased weight and the pressure put on the legs. These problems will subside naturally and can be even tackled with the help of maternity support belts and hoses. They help you in avoiding the discomfort in the ankles throughout your .. (Pregnancy)

How to Conceive a Boy Naturally - Diet to Help Conceive a Boy

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 Lovel Rose (May 13, 2011)  There are a number of theories regarding women’s diet at the time of conception and how it influences the gender of the baby. The old midwives emphasized on the diet of the woman believing that it affected the baby’s gender during conception. These theories have been around for ages and modern science is trying to unravel the facts. It is possible to improve the chances of .. (Pregnancy)

Techniques to Pre-determine the Gender of Your Baby

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 Bob Gillespie (May 09, 2011)  Some parents don't care that much about the gender of their future newborn. However, if you and your partner have an overwhelmong preference for a boy, there are some techniques you are able to utilize to tip the odds towards having a baby of the sex you desire. Of course, there are no absolute guarantees and the truth to always keep in mind is that having a healthy baby is more .. (Pregnancy)

Peek into Ultrasound Research

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 Rashmi Yadav (April 21, 2011)  Looking at babies through ultrasound scans has become a normal procedure of pregnancy. No research says it’s completely safe but the process is still popular among people. A powerful ultrasound done in ultrasound clinic of Doppler Sound have found up to fourfold increment in perinatal deaths. Ultrasound clinics have observed doubling of pre term labor in ultrasound scanned .. (Pregnancy)

Trust Only Registered Ultrasound Clinics

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 Rashmi Yadav (April 21, 2011)  Finding your baby on a 2-dimensional image was difficult as you have to squint or close your eye to figure out exactly what the baby is doing. Now the time has changed, 4D ultrasound gives mother the opportunity to see her baby clearly in 3D with addition of 4th dimension of time. This allowed the mother to get experiences of baby showers which is still from the unborn time. The most .. (Pregnancy)

Ultrasound for Pregnant– Safe or Not?

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 Andriy Peliak (April 05, 2011)  Ultrasound is the most known method of diagnostic method during pregnancy, but the question about its safety still remains a very important one. Other relative question in this topic is what is more safe – 2D or 3D ultrasound? Actually in a physical sense 3D ultrasound doesn’t differ from 2D, they use the same scans. So logically the possibility of any harm of both methods .. (Pregnancy)




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