Can having too many ultrasounds harm baby?

accreditation

Fern Steyn (sonographer) answers:

Ultrasound has been in use for over 50 years, and no negative side effects have been found. It is a great deal diagnostic tool and plays an important role in obstetrics. An ultrasound also helps you bond with your unborn baby. There is no harm in having another scan, but try to keep ity once a month.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24