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So if you’re pregnant, it’s quite common to get ultrasounds, although it’s not always strictly required. But technology has come quite far and your regular 2D ultrasound is no longer the only option. You now have 3D and 4D ultrasounds as well. All these options can be a bit overwhelming for new parents, especially if you’re not really aware of the differences. 3D and 4D ultrasounds are not really pushed on you by any means, and often, insurance doesn’t cover them. So let’s get into these differences.
Your regular run-of-the-mill ultrasound. You’ll see a black and white picture on the screen, a flat picture. You can see the baby’s bones in white. 2D ultrasounds are usually done early in the pregnancy so it can be confirmed and you can learn the…