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  • Ultrasound Scans: Cause for Concern

    When I was pregnant with my first baby in 1990, I decided against having a scan. This was a rather unusual decision, as my partner and I are both doctors and had even done pregnancy scans ourselves- rather ineptly, but ...

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  • Think Ultrasound for Babies Is Safe?

    News Flash:  Research shows ultrasounded populations have a quadrupled perinatal death rate, increased rates of brain damage, dyslexia, speech delays, epilepsy, learning difficulties, and a...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/think-ultrasound-for-babies-is-safe.html

  • Ultrasound in Pregnancy

    Ultrasound: high-frequency sound waves that travel at 10 to 20 million cycles per second. The pattern of echo waves creates a picture of tissue and bone. In 1987, UK radiologist H.D. Meire, who had been performing pregnancy scans for 20 years,...

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  • Ultrasound: 8 Reasons it's Not Safe or Painless for your Developing Child

    Except for the slimy goo and full bladder, Maureen Markus remembers her first ultrasound fondly: “My husband was with me and together we heard our son’s heartbeat for the first time!” She was 10 weeks pregnant. Before she left the doctor’s office,...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/ultrasound-8-reasons-its-not-safe-or-painless-for-your-developing-child.html

  • Does Diagnostic Ultrasound Affect Mylenation?

    Neonatal rats 3 to 5 days of age were exposed to the ultrasound beam from a medical ultrasound imaging system. Dorsal nerve roots were examined by electron microscopy. Comparison between exposed and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/does-diagnostic-ultrasound-affect-mylenation.html

  • Does Ultrasound Cause Genetic Damage?

    After a single exposure to diagnostic ultrasound there are long lived effects on the DNA of the cells, on the behavior of the cells, and on cell growth that persists for many generations. These are...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/does-ultrasound-cause-genetic-damage.html

  • The Use of Ultrasound Has Dramatically Increased in Prenatal Care

    Its safety and efficacy are still highly questionable. Even the FDA says, "While ultrasound has been around for many years, expectant women and their families need to know that the long-term effects of repeated ultrasound...

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  • Risks of Ultrasound Scanning

    by Beverley Beech Davies:   16 perinatal deaths compared with 4 perinatal deaths in the control group Lorenz:   Preterm labour was more than...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/risks-of-ultrasound-scanning.html

  • Links - More about Ultrasound

    Other Websites/ Articles For Making Informed Choices about Ultrasound: Ultrasound: Weighing the Propaganda Against the Facts Another, very complete, well referenced article by...

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  • Obstetric Ultrasound Biological Effects and Safety

    Objective: To review the biological effects and safety of obstetric ultrasound.Outcome: Outline the circumstances in which safety may be a concern with obstetric ultrasound. Benefits, Harms, and...

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  • Does Ultrasound Improve Perinatal Outcome?

    Many clinicians advocate routine ultrasound screening during pregnancy to detect congenital anomalies, multiple-gestation pregnancies, fetal growth disorders, placental abnormalities, and errors in ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/does-ultrasound-improve-perinatal-outcome.html

  • Ultrasound Can Affect Brain Development

    A new study warns, exposure to ultrasound can affect fetal brain development. Head researcher Pasko Rakic, chairman of the neurobiology department at Yale University School of Medicine. Although Rakic says, "Our ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/ultrasound-can-affect-brain-development.html

  • Ultrasound Is there a connection to Gastro-esophageal Reflux in Babies?

    I have noticed in my practice what appears to be a worrying trend. Many babies presenting to my clinic with persistent and severe gastro-oesophageal reflux (GER) have been exposed to multiple ultrasounds prenatally. Has ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/ultrasound-is-there-a-connection-to-gastro-esophageal-reflux-in-babies.html

  • FWF - 024 - Prenatal Ultrasound Update

    ICPA Family Wellness First - 024 - Prenatal Ultrasound UpdateA new study: "Ultrasound Can Affect Brain Development" is bringing attention to what has become a routine prenatal procedure. The use of ultrasound has dramatically increased in prenatal...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Newsletter/fwf-024-prenatal-ultrasound-update.html

  • The Biology of Ultrasound

    Ultrasound is exactly that: an auditory waveform ( sound ) that occurs above the upper limit for human hearing ( ultra ). Like all sounds, this flow of sound pressure occurs in waves, broken into half-cycles of compression and expansion. What...

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  • Ultrasound Causes Brain Damage in Fetuses: Study

    Ultrasound has become routine during pregnancy over the last 3 decades. It is assumed to be safe, though safety was never investigated. Research is now finally being done, and the results are dismal, demonstrating clear and permanent brain damage, as...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/ultrasound-causes-brain-damage-in-fetuses-study.html

  • Human Studies Condemn Ultrasound

    We want to trust. We want—almost need— to believe that medical and pharmaceutical interventions have been vetted. When our doctors tell us not to worry, we want to take their word for it. Unfortunately, history has shown us that every recalled...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/human-studies-condemn-ultrasound.html

  • Does the Exposure to Ultrasound Relate to Delayed Speech in Children?

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is an association between prenatal ultrasound exposure and delayed speech in children. The results showed that the children with delayed speech...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/does-the-exposure-to-ultrasound-relate-to-delayed-speech-in-children.html

  • Ultrasound: Powerful, Dangerous, Unethical

    Editors of a specialty obstetrics journal on ultra-sound are concerned by the “serious lack of experimental data on the effects on the fetus of colour and pulsed Doppler ultrasound … in the first trimester.” But they face an ethical dilemma on...

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  • Prenatal Exposure to Ultrasound Waves Impacts Neuronal Migration in Mice

    Abstract: Neurons of the cerebral neocortex in mammals, including humans, are generated during fetal life in the proliferative zones and then migrate to their final destinations by following an inside-to-outside sequence. The present study examined...

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