An Extra Ultrasound Scan Could Prevent a Common Birth Complication

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 digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She's also a staff writer and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at