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

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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 […]

Prenatal Ultrasound – Not So Sound After All

Children’s Health Defense Team Prenatal ultrasound is a taken-for-granted component of modern maternity care, to such an extent that most obstetrician-gynecologists find it impossible to practice their profession without it … Despite the absence of demonstrated bene ts, there is also a trend toward “new applications of ultrasound…at earlier stages in pregnancy” … including Doppler […]

Prenatal Exposure to Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Field and Its Impact on Fetal Growth

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Yanfeng Ren et al. Prenatal exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic field and its impact on fetal growth. Studies on the effect of prenatal exposure to magnetic field (MF) on fetal growth is inconclusive and subject to some methodological limitations, particularly in measurement of MF exposure. The present study aimed to examine the association between […]