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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   I would like to know abt the different scans that we will undergo during Pregnancy
Doctor :  
Ok
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Do ou want to know the scans or all the investigations
Doctor :  
during the pregnancy]
User :   just the scans

Doctor :   Ok

User :  
and which all months these scans are performed
Doctor :  
The first Ultras sound scan is done at 8 to 10 weeks
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called the dates scan
User :  
ok
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which will show whether your date of last period and the expected date of delivery are determined or calculated correctly
User :  
oh ok
Doctor :  
next is the anamoloy scan at around 18 weejks
User :   ok
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seeing that your baby is with out any unwanted malformations
User :  
ok
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like the face, heart, hands and feet etc
User :  
ok
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One more is done at 28 to 32 weeks which is to confirm is all is well for the delivery and the lyin gof the fetus
Doctor :  
i mean the baby
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all these scans are not mandatory either
User :   oh ok

Doctor :  
the doctro determines with the phgysical examinations called the grips
User :   so, all together we will have 3 - 4 scans during pregnancy .. is it?
User :  
For me anomaly scan is been done in 5th month///
Doctor :  
yes as said it depends on the doctor call
Doctor :  
correct
User :  
oh ok
User :  
what abt fetal eco cardiogram scan
User :  
?
Doctor :  
This is a part of the normal scan
User :   doctor has asked me to take that scan if i prefer to know more about my babies heart function
Doctor :   that is the anomoly scan
User :  
oh
Doctor :  
again
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CTG
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cardiotocogram
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is also done to assess the uterine
User :   ya.. if i prefer to go for that scan , i can do it. she told
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contraction
User :  
oh ok
User :   so, my next scan will be in 8th month is it doctor?
Doctor :  
See its the doctor,s call and your decision
User :  
Right now i am in 7th month
Doctor :  
to follow him or her
User :  
ie. now it is 26th week for me
Doctor :   If the doctor seems alright with you he XXXXXXXX not order anything and if he feels that it is possibly necessary and not better elicited
Doctor :  
by the grips he perform during your antenatal cvistis
Doctor :  
he askd for it
User :  
oh ok
Doctor :  
OK
Doctor :  
Nidhu i think i have given yoiu better info
User :   ya

Doctor :  
buye
User :  
bye
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