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Question. If a woman is possibly pregnant. Will a doctor do

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Question. If a woman is possibly pregnant. Will a doctor do a ultra sound at 7 weeks ?

Chris C. :

Hello! I will be assisting you today. The doctor will likely do an ultrasound at the 7 week mark. On this test the heart starts to beat.

Chris C. :

Also at this point:

Chris C. :

  • The embryo is around 13 mm (1/2 inch) in length.

  • The heart is beating with one chamber.

  • A dividing wall is formed in the heart.

  • Arm and leg buds begin to grow.

  • The lower jaw and the vocal cords are beginning to form.

  • The mouth opening is formed.

  • The inner ear is being created.

  • The digestive tract is developing

  • The navel string is being created

  • The following organs are being formed: the lungs, the liver, the pancreas and the thyroid gland.

Chris C. :

It is common for the ultrasound to be done to establish the progress of the pregnancy.

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