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Mamac1ta5 Due May 16 (boy); 4 kids; Santee, California 23 posts
3rd Dec '12

My last 4 kids I only got 2 each. This baby Dr. Has a machine in his office so I get 1 every appt . YAY!! I love it :) next visit we find out the sex

Life is a Highway ♫ 18 kids; Australia 9381 posts
3rd Dec '12
Quoting Jennybananna:" In the states the NT is usually optional and not all insurance will cover it."


Oh ok. We have to pay full price for the dating and dont get anything back. Full price for the other 2 but normally get a lot of it back. If you have a healthcare card you get them completely free. Sucks.

gloriaC 1 child; Corpus Christi, Texas 269 posts
3rd Dec '12

Sooooo, i just called to cancel my sono tmrw( i was gonna be charged $150) . Like i said dr. Did not request it, i did. I guess i needed to know if everything is fine..? Baby is very active and etc. I feel like a horrible person or mom now... As if they (dr and staff) might think i dont care. Blah. :(

M+1 1 child; Ballarat, Australia 1563 posts
3rd Dec '12
Quoting gloriaC:" Sooooo, i just called to cancel my sono tmrw( i was gonna be charged $150) . Like i said dr. Did not ... [snip!] ... is very active and etc. I feel like a horrible person or mom now... As if they (dr and staff) might think i dont care. Blah. :("

i can't believe they make women pay for ultrasounds.. you should be able to have as many as you want (to an extent) i would just say you're worried about the position on the baby or something, then wouldn't they give you a free one?

Little Richard's mommie! Due July 12 (boy); 1 child; Seneca, South Carolina 4430 posts
3rd Dec '12
Quoting gloriaC:" How many did you get? ( normal pregnancy, i understand that a high risk one have weekly or bi weekly ... [snip!] ... I think if the dr thought something was wrong he would request it or suggest it, right? Btw, i have insurance and medicaid."


They haven't put me on high risk or anything but i've had 4 so far. My dating scan at 9 weeks, one at 13 thought I was m/c, then anatomy at 20, and one last week because of issues with my blood they were checking to see if he was growing and checking his fluid levels. But i've heard 2 is the normal amount. I am actually still wondering if they had to give me one recently at 26 weeks to check that if they will again.