I’m always amazed at the way expectant mothers are able to interpret the
images of their ultrasounds. What look essentially like grey and black
blobs to me suddenly become hands, fingers, faces and knees to these
Doppler Ultrasound gives doctors a visual or audible representation of
blood movement through veins, arteries and blood vessels with sound
waves. The reflected sound can be used to diagnose restricted blood
flow, blood clots and fetal health.
An ultrasound (or sonogram) examination in pregnancy is a medical procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to scan a person creating pictures (sonograms) of the organs being examined.