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Q:

hi I am in 11 weeks pregnant. doctor told to take one NT scan in 12 to 14 weeks. is this scan compulsory have to take? does all pregnant women take this scan



Prithvi Balaji

yes all these scans are compulsory and it is a regular scan to check the heart beat of the baby.

Sonali Shivlani

Yes the Nuchal translucency scan is important as it gives early indications of birth defects.

Dr. Payal M

please do not refuse this scan. it's extremely important. The results of this scan are to be combined with a specific blood test (moms) to determine risk for genetic defects. talk to your doc for an appt.

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