Why Moms-to-Be May Want to Ask for Extra Ultrasound Scan

In a new British study, researchers gave women an additional scan at 36 weeks. Here’s what they found.

Ultrasound in pregnancy.
    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto


    Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at