Obstetrical ultrasound is used for early pregnancy and anatomical survey of the fetus at later stages of the pregnancy.
- For early pregnancy, vaginal ultrasound is routinely used for detailed imaging of the fetus. Typically, used for size and dates.
- For later pregnancy ultrasound, a complete anatomical survey of the fetus is performed.
This exam requires a full bladder. Please drink 32oz of water an hour prior to the exam.