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From the family planning stages to postpartum, the professionals at Women's Health Group offer obstetrics care to women at all stages of pregnancy.
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- Family Planning
- Pregnancy Management and Delivery
- Postpartum Care
- Prenatal Care
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Ultrasounds in Denver
Once your pregnancy is confirmed, obstetricians and gynecologists will help keep you and your baby healthy throughout your pregnancy and delivery. We will recommend a variety of screening and imaging techniques during your pregnancy, one of them being getting regular ultrasounds.
Whether you're seeing your baby's picture for the first time or screening for potential problems during your pregnancy, our ultrasound specialists are here to help.
What is an ultrasound?
Ultrasound is a type of sonography that uses sound waves to create images. It can be extremely useful in helping your practitioner gain a good insight into how the baby is developing.
Ultrasounds work with a number of conditions, including:
What are ultrasounds used for?
Benefits of Ultrasounds
There are many benefits of using ultrasound technology during your pregnancy, including:
- Help prevent the onset of serious diseases/infections
- Prepare ahead of time for genetic disorders
- Treat diseases through safe prenatal medication
- Prepare parents for their child’s future
When do I get an ultrasound during my pregnancy?
During your pregnancy, our providers will work with you to determine the needed frequency of an ultrasound. For most women, there are three ultrasounds conducted during each trimester.
If needed, they can be done more frequently. Usually, this happens when the patient or provider has a concern that needs to be investigated.
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ovaries, ect.). They are commonly used to help diagnose conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome,
endometriosis, or masses. They can be done vaginally or abdominally.
if they’re more prone to congenital disorders. Talk to your care provider
about the test results and what they mean for you and your family.
less observe any disorders, such as a heart condition. Diagnostic testing detects genetic history
through the woman’s genes and chromosomes and diagnoses the risk factors during the pregnancy.
However, the risk factors, such as a history of congenital disorders, the mother’s age, diabetes, and
certain ethnic groups, can factor into the baby’s risk.