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12wk Ultrasound?

We have our 12 week appointment on Monday and I'm wondering if we'll get an ultrasound. From what I hear, an ultrasound is not typically done during the 12 week appt with a singleton, but with twins, do most docs do an ultrasound? We've seen our OB a few times since we'be been preggo, so I assumed we would have one, but now I'm not sure. Thoughts??

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  • I had an ultrasound every 4 weeks no matter what. They also might do one because its hard to find two heartbeats and know its different babies using a Doppler.
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  • That's a relief. I was thinking the same thing, but just wasn't sure. I've been having appts every 4 wks as well. Thanks!
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  • My OB and MFM do an u/s at every visit.
  • None of my u/s are done at my OB appts. I have a separate slate of appts at my hospital where I have u/s.

    I had my NT scan at 12 weeks, so an u/s then. But none at 16 weeks. The once every 4 weeks started after 20 weeks for me. I'm having di
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    I had an ultrasound at 12 weeks because it was the NT scan. If I hadn?t been having the NT scan, they would have just done a quick ultrasound to check the heartbeats.

    I am pregnant with mo/di twins. I had the NT scan at 12 weeks and starting at 1

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    That's a relief. I was thinking the same thing, but just wasn't sure. I've been having appts every 4 wks as well. Thanks!
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  • Most OB's wont do an u/s at every visit if they are di/di and no complications.

    Id call and ask

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