Ultrasound during pregnancy uses sound waves to show a picture of your baby in the uterus (womb). Ultrasound helps your doctor to check on your baby?s health and development. In addition to this Color Doppler is used to check?fetal umbilical blood flow, placental blood flow and blood flow to the heart and brain of the developing fetus.
Doctors often use Doppler Ultrasound during pregnancy to check foetal umbilical blood flow, placental blood flow and blood flow in the heart and brain. Using the Doppler Ultrasound results, doctors can determine if restricted blood flow due to sickle cell anaemia, RH sensitization or restricted blood vessels is to blame for foetal abnormalities.
Doppler ultrasound uses sound waves to detect the movement of blood in vessels. It is used in pregnancy to study blood circulation in the baby, uterus and placenta . Using it in high- risk pregnancies, where there is concern about the baby's condition, shows benefits