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Why do I need an ultrasound at 36 week?

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My dr did it at 37 weeks but it's generally done to check the size of the baby and the level of amniotic fluids. When I had mine done they thought he was measuring smaller than he should have been, I was sent for a doppler ultrasound the following week where it was found my amniotic fluid was lower than normal. I had a follow up appt with my obgyn a few days after that and measured even lower, ended up being sent right from the office to the hospital to be induced because it was so low.

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Why do I need an ultrasound at 36 week?
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