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    Prenatal ultrasounds, also called pregnancy ultrasounds or fetal ultrasounds, use sound waves to create a photographic image of your baby. Ultrasounds are used during pregnancy to determine the baby's sex and whether the baby has any problems or birth defects. Studies have shown that ultrasounds are safe for the mother and baby. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how ultrasounds work, get a schedule of when you need to have prenatal ultrasounds, and much more.

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