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questions you might ask during your 20-week scan

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  1. How is my baby’s growth and development progressing?
    • Answer: “Your baby’s growth and development are right on track for this stage of pregnancy. We’re measuring various parts of the body to ensure everything is developing properly.”
  2. Can you identify all the major organs and structures of the baby?
    • Answer: “Yes, we’re carefully examining the baby’s brain, heart, spine, kidneys, and other organs to make sure they’re forming correctly.”
  3. Are there any signs of structural abnormalities or birth defects?
    • Answer: “At this point, we haven’t detected any structural abnormalities or birth defects. We’ll continue to thoroughly examine the baby to ensure everything looks healthy.”
  4. Can you determine the baby’s gender if I want to know?
    • Answer: “Yes, if you’re interested in knowing the baby’s gender, we can take a look and let you know if it’s visible.”
  5. Are there any concerns about the placenta, umbilical cord, or amniotic fluid levels?
    • Answer: “The placenta, umbilical cord, and amniotic fluid levels all appear normal and healthy, which is great news.”
  6. Can you measure the baby’s head circumference, abdominal circumference, and femur length to assess growth?
    • Answer: “We’re measuring those parameters now to ensure the baby’s growth is consistent with its gestational age. So far, everything looks right on track.”
  7. Do you see any signs of conditions like spina bifida or cleft lip/palate?
    • Answer: “We’re checking for signs of those conditions, but at this point, we haven’t observed anything that would indicate a concern.”
  8. Are there any markers for chromosomal abnormalities, such as Down syndrome?
    • Answer: “We’re assessing for any markers that might suggest chromosomal abnormalities, but everything we’ve seen so far appears within normal range.”
  9. Can you check the baby’s heart, brain, kidneys, spine, and limbs for any abnormalities?
    • Answer: “Yes, we’re conducting a thorough examination of all those areas to ensure there are no abnormalities present.”
  10. Can you estimate the baby’s weight and position in the uterus?
    • Answer: “Based on the measurements we’ve taken so far, we can estimate the baby’s weight and position. It looks like the baby is positioned head down, which is a good sign for delivery.”

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