If you have tested positive on a pregnancy test and are unexpectedly pregnant, the next step is to get an ultrasound exam, which measures the viability of your pregnancy and how far along you are. An ultrasound exam uses high frequency sound waves to capture images inside your body and is generally performed at seven to eight weeks of pregnancy. Although hCG tests are highly accurate in determining if you are pregnant, an ultrasound exam can do the following:
Badlands Choice Clinic offers limited OB ultrasound exams to qualifying clients free of charge. An ultrasound exam can be a useful tool for you in your decision-making process, and results are available within 24 hours.