What is Baby ultrasound What To Expect, Purpose, Best Pictures 23

An ultrasound is a test that uses sound waves to create pictures of your baby in your womb (uterus). 

check if your baby is growing and developing as it should 

find out how many babies you are pregnant with (multiple pregnancy) 

determine the position of your baby 

look for any birth defects 

get a better idea of when you might deliver (due date)

assess the amount of amniotic fluid surrounding your baby 

check if you have placenta previa, which is when the placenta partially or fully covers the cervix