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When should I get the first ultrasound?

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Some docs will do them as early as 6 weeks and as late as 12 weeks. I had mine done around 8 weeks and i think that's a common time for most people.
I had my first with this pregnancy when I was 11 weeks.  It just depends on the doctor.
I agree with everyone else it does depend on your doctor however there are free pregnancy clinics where they will give you a urine test to take and its followed by a free ultrasound even at six weeks it looks tiny but a heart beat is detected as well as a sack. Check your local free pregnancy testing clinics and get it done for free.
im still waiting on mine :)
im 10 weeks and haven't had a sonogram yet either. I'm scheduled to get one in a couple of days but 2 weeks ago I was pretty upset that the dr didn't even check for a heartbeat.  The anxiety is killing me but patience is a virtue right?
My parents never got an ultrasound! I'm not sure if that would be recommended, but I know it worked for them.
ROSEFAJKIEL, your parents probably never got an ultrasound because they were not nearly as common back in the day.  Now a days I do not see why one would not happen.  As for when, it does depend on your doctor....
ROSEFAJKIEL, your parents probably never got an ultrasound because they were not nearly as common back in the day.  Now a days I do not see why one would not happen.  As for when, it does depend on your doctor....

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