Recent research shows that excessive ultrasounds from soon to be mothers cost them millions of dollars despite not being necessary. In addition, these ultrasounds have the potential to cause danger to the unborn fetus as it could potentially damage their evolving nervous system. In order to prevent unusual fetus growth, mothers should stick to the medically-approved two ultrasounds to minimize any issue.
- The poll also showed that another one-third of respondents reported undergoing additional scans to monitor the baby without any specific medical reasons
- It may reflect a need for women to have more confidence in their pregnancy and this type of reassurance and support is, and can, be provided by their midwife
- According to the researchers, extra scans cost expectant mothers millions despite not having any medical reason.
“According to the researchers, extra scans cost expectant mothers millions despite not having any medical reason.”