The Importance of an Ultrasound Video

Jenna Surratt takes us to a third trimester ultrasound, and shares the excitement of watching her baby grow, and the importance of those last few doctor's appointments.
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Jenna Surrat: -- we are having an ultrasound today because the baby on the outside has been measuring a little bit small for the past month or so—and they did a check, probably around five or six weeks ago and— Everything looked ok but she’s still measuring on the small side so—just doing an ultrasound to measure her grave percentage. I think it’s very important to have a—I mean, towards the end, you go every single week so—and they check to see if I progress at all, and I have been having some contractions so—it will just be good to know kind off where I am as far as progress goes with dilation and things like that. Well, just being able to see the results of the ultrasound today, it’s—I hopefully going to be really reassuring, they’ll be able to get an incredibly accurate measure of how she’s growing and—just the sized of her head, and legs and arms, and torso and everything, and where they in comparison where they should be at this point in 37 weeks so— Hopefully be very reassuring because from the outside—you know, just depending on the baby’s position and everything, it’s really tough to get an accurate measurement of how large the baby is. It really just depends on the week—like this wekk, I’m probably going to ask about some just kind of weird ligament pains that I’ve been having just as far as contractions go. How long I should let this go on before calling the doctor, or coming into the hospital and—you know, the intensity of the contraction and—just kind of helps gauge what I should do when I actually did go into labor so—

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