While it takes around 6 weeks for a fetal heartbeat to develop, regular ultrasounds and fetal care monitoring can help you assess your baby’s growth and development at all such significant times.
The Mother & the Fetus are a physically single unit, however, they are both two different entities & individuals, having their own physiological and developmental challenges and require specialized care independent of each other.
Advancements in Obstetrics have now given shape to a new field of medicine known as – fetal medicine, which focuses on the specific needs of the fetus.
Pregnancy is a journey that lasts around 40-weeks and each week, both you and your baby are crossing vital milestones. It is important to have regular checks and see if the progress is as expected or if there are any challenges along the way. Regular scans and consultations with the fetal medicine experts at Mother Hospitals help you with this!
Fetal care will help you:
Ultrasound scanning is one of the major components of fetal medicine, providing the necessary diagnostic and interventional method to identify any challenges to the growing fetus. Some of the routinely performed scans include: