Q: Can the radiation from X-rays hurt a developing fetus?

A: Most diagnostic X-rays have radiation levels too low to hurt the pregnancy. The following are among the important factors when counseling you about the effect of X-rays on the pregnancy:

  • The number of pictures taken
  • Which body part was X-rayed
  • How many weeks pregnant you were when the X-rays were done

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Ultrasound Guide
Are Diagnostic X-rays Safe When Pregnant?

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