Ultrasounds – Ultra Safe or Ultra Damaging?

Expectant Mother holding a 2D Fetal Ultrasound

Tiffany C. Brawn Human embryos may be especially vulnerable to Thermally Induced Teratogenesis, or hyperthermia (overheating). Potentially significant side-effects could occur in highly sensitive neural tissue, cerebral vessels, and in fetal bone in the second and third trimester. Non-thermal effects, including non-ionizing radiation, are indicated by the mechanical index. … Unfortunately, many of the doctors […]

What Are the Risks of Ultrasound and MRI to the Fetus?

Photo Of OB-GYN Doing A Test

Magdalena Maria Woźniak “Diagnostic ultrasound studies of the fetus are generally considered safe during pregnancy,” reports Practice Guideline for the Performance of Obstetric Ultrasound Examinations published by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) in 2007. On the other hand, there are numerous publications warning that, “although diagnostic ultrasound has had an excellent safety […]