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20-Week Ultrasound Tips Every Parent Should Know

From Intermountain Health & St. James Healthcare

October is medical ultrasound awareness month. The 20-week ultrasound for parents-to-be is an exciting visit– it’s when they usually find out if they’re having a boy or girl. But parents should know there’s far more importance to the 20-week ultrasound.

“The 20-week fetal ultrasound is a crucial milestone in prenatal care. In addition to being an opportunity for the parents to figure out the baby’s gender if they choose to do so, it is the moment where we ensure the health of the developing baby,” said Ibrahim Hammad, MD, a maternal-fetal medici...

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