Biophysical Ultrasound

Why Do Perintatologists Recommend Biophysical Ultrasounds During Pregnancy?

A biophysical ultrasound can determine whether or not your baby is getting enough oxygen. This prenatal testing procedure is done during the third trimester if your pregnancy is considered high risk.

Also known as the biophysical profile exam (which combines the ultrasound and checking the fetal heart rate), we look for the following indicators of your baby’s wellbeing:

What is a biophysical ultrasound?

When might you be asked to do a biophysical ultrasound?

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