The Pros And Cons Of The Prenatal Ultrasound

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The past 67 years, the prenatal ultrasound has been around. The prenatal ultrasound is used to ensure the health of a fetus that is developing into a baby. An ultrasound sends sound waves into the body and receives the echoing waves to make an accurate image of the baby, the placement and the sounds that are in the whom. Ultrasound can determine how far along you are, the gender of the baby, and even if the baby has a disability such as Down syndrome. Some of the information that an ultrasound can give you, people will take advantage of in an unethical manner.

Using an ultrasound before the child is born is a way for parents to see their upcoming family member, the doctors will use it to ensure the health and safety of the fetus at the point and time of the ultrasound. The equipment has evolved to state if a baby has some informalities that should be able to be fixed, by doing a fetus operation. According to UCSF (By Kate Vidinsky on February 09, 2011 Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida More Effective Than Operating After Birth) A fetal operation can be highly dangerous for the fetus if this process is not done correctly and can in some cases causes you to lose your child. As a fetus is very fragile you need to be very …show more content…

If come across any informalities that it seems like a baby may have a ultrasound, a doctor would be able to do a fatal operation, to clarify or deny the original findings. On the other hand, I don’t think that everyone should be able to know the gender of their child as they will make that the main factor of the child entering this world. Some countries should make more laws against knowing the gender as they do in an unethical way and should be stopped. For others who don’t take advantage of it, they should have every right to know the gender and health status of the

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