How Many Ultrasounds Do You Get During Pregnancy? Experts Weigh In
Pregnancy ultrasounds are fascinating. You get to take a sneak peek at your baby, and it is basically the coolest feeling ever. An ultrasound can strengthen your connection to your baby, as it provides a more tangible, visual confirmation of your baby inside you, and it can also relieve your stress and anxiety. But as good as it feels, you can’t see your baby via ultrasound everyday. So how many ultrasounds do you get during pregnancy?
According to the American Pregnancy Association (APA), there is no exact number of ultrasounds that a mother will have during her pregnancy because all pregnancies are different. Some are more complicated than others, and physicians will order ultrasounds depending on whether they feel it is medically necessary. The APA noted that, because of this, the average number of ultrasounds will be different for every physician.
Dr. Kathryn Wright, OB-GYN at Facey Medical Group, tells Romper that you can request additional ultrasounds during pregnancy, and…