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Baby Gives Mom a Thumbs Up During Ultrasound

Periodic ultrasounds give expectant mamas peace of mind as they go through the 40-week journey of pregnancy. A fetus with two hands, two ears and two feet is one of the most reassuring images a mom-to-be can see, but what happens when the snapshot shows more?

A British woman recently came out of her 20-week sonogram with a message from her baby-to-be. During her scan, he gave her the thumbs up sign! During my 36-week scan with my first son, we saw enough hair hanging down the back of his head to make a ponytail. Have you had any ultrasound surprises?

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KarlaTrotman KarlaTrotman 6 years
My son gave us the "fight the power" fist.
cheekyredhead cheekyredhead 6 years
As an ultrasound tech I see some wonderful things. The funniest though was when a fetus opened his mouth wide and stuck out his tongue...reminded me of Snoopy. That kid had a very long tongue. I had to take a break before I could continue the exam. It was hysterical.
runningesq runningesq 6 years
We just had our anatomic survey ultrasound, and the baby was waving at us and showing us his spine.. he was clearly very proud of his spine :P
Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 6 years
I got a thumbs up, too! :D
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