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Decoding ultrasound scans: Which are vital and which are just for fun?

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The two most important scans during your pregnancy are the 12 week and 20-week scans.
The two most important scans during your pregnancy are the 12 week and 20-week scans.

One thing that you can be sure of during your 40 weeks of pregnancy is that you will attend numerous doctor appointments and many of these will be for different scans.

The number of scans you will have will depend on whether you use a private hospital or a government one and whether you have a high-risk or straightforward pregnancy.

Many of these scans are aimed at more than just getting a baby picture.

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