The Dangers of Prenatal Ultrasound and Alternatives

Resources:

Effects of Frequent Ultrasound: A Randomized Controlled Trial:

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PII0140-6736(93)91944-H/abstract

Keeping Cool Through Pregnancy:

http://www.massagetoday.com/mpacms/mt/article.php?id=13670

Holding On To A Trend: The Use of Ultrasound in Pregnancy:

https://www.facebook.com/notes/paule-bézaire-dussault/holding-on-to-a-trend-the-use-of- ultrasound-in-pregnancy/10150240610384333?notif_t=note_tag

Can Ultrasound Really Predict the Weight of My Baby?:

http://www.theunnecesarean.com/blog/2009/10/18/can-ultrasound-really-predict-the-weight-of- my-baby.html

Prenatal Ultrasound Screening and Perinatal Outcome:

http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJM199402243300812

Ultrasound-induced Temperature Increase in Guinea Pig Fetal Brain in Utero: Third Trimester Gestation: http://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(98)00090-8/abstract

Natural Childbirth IIb: Ultrasound Not as Safe as Commonly Thought:

http://chriskresser.com/natural-childbirth-iib-ultrasound-not-as-safe-as-commonly-thought

ScansLinkedtoBabyDeaths: http://www.wddty.com/scans-linked-to-baby-deaths.html

Safety of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Fetal Scanning:

http://www.centrus.com.br/DiplomaFMF/SeriesFMF/doppler/capitulos-html/chapter_02.htm

Fetal Ultrasound Risks: http://www.livestrong.com/article/136464-fetal-ultrasound-risks/

Dr. Robert Mendelsohn on Pregnancy and the Dangers of Ultrasound (video):

Potential Teratogenic Effects of Ultrasound on Corticogenisis- Implications for Autism:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20149552

Ultrasound and Autism Facebook Group: ( lots of information there):

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=107398242640953

Does Routine Ultrasound Scanning Improve Outcome in Pregnancy? A Meta-Analysis of Various Outcome Measures: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1678458/pdf/bmj00028- 0017.pdf

Several studies and articles can be found here. Search the word “Ultrasound” in the database:

http://www.primalhealthresearch.com/search.php

Prenatal Ultrasound Exposure to Ultrasound Waves Impacts Neuronal Migration in Mice:

http://www.pnas.org/content/103/34/12903.full

Three MHz Ultrasound Heats Tissues Deeper than Originally Theorized:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC522144/

Ultrasound Scans Linked to Brain Damage in Babies:

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2001/12/19/ultrasound.aspx?aid=CD945

Ultrasound During Pregnancy Suggest Routine Exams Not as Safe as Once Thought:

http://www.chem-tox.com/pregnancy/ultrasound.htm

Negative Effects of Ultrasound: http://douglassreport.com/2004/05/28/negative-effects-of-ultra- sounds/

Are Sonograms Dangerous?: http://www.slate.com/id/2131574

The Influence of Ultrasound on Cognitive Development:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/youropinions.php?opinionid=5239

MP3- Dr. Sarah J. Buckley: Prenatal Testing and Ultrasound: http://12.aamishop.com/node/129

MP3- Gloria Lemay: Still Using a Doppler?: http://12.aamishop.com/node/168

What Are The Dangers of Fetal Doppler?: http://www.ehow.com/about_5347776_dangers-fetal- doppler.html

Questions About Prenatal Ultrasound and the Alarming Increase in Autism:

http://midwiferytoday.com/articles/ultrasoundrodgers.asp

Ultrasound: Weighing the Propaganda Against the Facts:

http://www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/ultrasound.asp

Search Engine for Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine ( type in subject in the keyword search space in the right-hand side. TONS of great scholarly articles about the safety of ultrasound!) http://www.jultrasoundmed.org/

Case Control Study of Prenatal Ultrasonography Exposure in Children With Delayed Speech:

http://www.cmaj.ca/content/149/10/1435.abstract

Ultrasound in Obstetrics: A Question of Safety: http://www.aimsusa.org/ultrasnd.htm

Prevalence of Hearing Loss Among US Adolescents Has Increased Significantly, Study Finds:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/08/100817161100.htm

Ultrasound Scans Linked to Brain Damage in Babies:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1364783/Ultrasound-scans-linked-to-brain-damage-in- babies.html

EFM and C-Sections (Doppler Danger Identity Note on Facebook):

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=190088292561&id=100000311853481&ref=share

Picture of a Fetoscope (from Doppler Danger Identity on Facebook):

Prenatal Testing: Ultrasound Safety and Accuracy: http://www.plus-size- pregnancy.org/Prenatal%20Testing/prenataltest-ultrasoundsafety.htm

Prenatal Ultrasound: What’s the Story?: http://www.squidoo.com/noultrasound

15% of Medical Interventions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZDinmnt60s

Interventional Radiology: Zapping Uterine Fibroids with Heat From High Energy Sound Waves:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100315103808.htm

Physical Effects and Research:

http://www.birth.com.au/Ultrasounds/Physical-effects-and-research.aspx?p=1

If Ultrasound Destroys Sperm, Why is it Safe for a Fetus:

http://www.naturalnews.com/028853_ultrasound_fetus.html

Ultrasound Scans- Cause for Concern?:

http://www.kindredcommunity.com/articles/ultrasound-scans-cause-for-concern/p/1279

Ultrasound- Just Looking Can Hurt!:

http://www.greenhealthwatch.com/newsstories/newslatest/latest0701/ultrasound-hurt.html

High Tech Midwifery: http://authenticmidwiferyeducationfromaami.blogspot.com/2009/09/high- tech-midwifery-i-wrote-for.html

A Short History on the Development of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology:

http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/history1.html

Avoid Keepsake Images, Heart Rate Monitors:

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm095508.htm

Ultrasound During Pregnancy: http://www.planetc1.com/cgi-bin/n/v.cgi?c=1&id=1155156248

Ultrasound- More Powerful, More Dangerous, More Unethical:

http://www.aims.org.uk/Journal/Vol11No4/ultra2.htm

Ultrasound is not Unsound but Safety is an Issue:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/uog.6381/abstract

Is It Safe For My Baby? Acoustic Exposure of Diagnostic Ultrasound:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21874769

Is Pregnancy Ultrasound Risky?:

http://www.articlesnatch.com/Article/Is-Pregnancy-Ultrasound-Risky-/56304

Ultrasound Scans Linked to Brain Damage in Babies:

http://educate-yourself.org/cn/2001/ultrasoundandbraindamage19dec01.shtml

As Loud As An Oncoming Subway Train ( Doppler Danger Facebook Identity Note):

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=136084462561&id=100000311853481&ref=share

The Dangers of Prenatal Ultrasound: http://www.unhinderedliving.com/pultra.html

Ultrasound Effect on Biological Tissue: http://cnx.org/content/m16192/latest/

2nd and 3rd Trimester Ultrasound Scanning:

http://www.brooksidepress.org/Products/Military_OBGYN/Ultrasound/2ndand3rdTrimesterUltrasou ndScanning.htm

Ultrasound Safety and Collapsing Bubbles:

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Ultrasound+safety+and+collapsing+bubbles.-a04600240

UltrasoundinPregnancy: http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Ultrasound+in+pregnancy.-a0223286198

Ultrasound in Second Trimester is not Accurate Measure of Down Syndrome Risk, UCSF Study Finds:

http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/2001/D/200114632.html

The Dangers of Ultrasound: http://www.everyday-wisdom.com/dangers-of-ultrasound.html

Cute Cartoon on Doppler Danger Identity:

Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) from Midwifery Today ( Doppler Danger Note):

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=188616677561&id=100000311853481&ref=share

Don’t Doppler for the Fun of It!: http://showdogsupersite.com/kenlclub/breedvet/doppler.html

Ultrasound Scans May Harm Unborn Babies:

http://www.compleatmother.com/ultrasound_danger.htm

Is Ultrasound Scanning During Pregnancy Worth the Risk?:

http://www.drbenkim.com/articles-ultrasound-pregnancy.html

UltrasoundMayChangeBaby’sCellGrowth: http://www.alternamoms.com/ultrasound.html

Ultrasound Precautions- Gloria Lemay’s note on Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=187152516598&id=661010165&ref=share

WhatisUltrasonics?: http://www.phulson.ca/ptl/ultrasonic/img003.html

Animal Studies Show Abnormalities Caused by Excessive Ultrasound (need to copy and paste link in browser to view): http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/animal-studies-show- abnormalities-caused-excessive-ultrasound

Revealed: The “Secret Language Codes” Used by Doctors and Drug Companies to Manipulate Patients:

http://www.naturalnews.com/025396.html

Are Estimates of Weight Accurate?:

http://www.bigbaby.org.uk/are_estimates_of_weight_accurate.html

Picture Perfect: The Politics of Prenatal Testing:

http://www.leaderu.com/ftissues/ft9304/articles/kristol.html

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Effects on the DNA and Growth Patterns of Animal Cells:

http://radiology.rsna.org/content/131/1/177.short

Ultrasound Scans- Cause for Concern:

http://www.sarahbuckley.com/ultrasound-scans-cause-for-concern/

Ultrasound: More Harm Than Good?:

http://www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/ultrasoundwagner.asp

Link to website on how high decibels cause hearing loss: http://www.dangerousdecibels.org

InfoonSonicandUltrasonicWeapons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonic_weapon

Ultrasound: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultrasound#Ability_to_hear_ultrasound

Ultrasound Registry Review ( info, articles and study guides for radiologists):

https://www.asrt.org/students/study-guides/sonography

Ultrasound Proven Unsafe:

http://birthamiracle.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/ultrasound-proven-unsafe/

Ultrasound, Doppler, Fetoscope & Pinard Horns: http://www.drmomma.org/2010/06/ultrasound- doppler-fetoscope-pinard.html

UltrasoundScansMayHarmUnbornBabies: http://www.cidpusa.org/ultrasound.htm

Fetal Doppler VS Ultrasound Frequencies & Dangers:

http://www.ehow.com/facts_5709337_fetal-vs_-ultrasound-frequencies-dangers.html

read Anne Frye’s opinion on the topic in Holistic Midwifery

Identical 3 MHz Ultrasound Treatments With Different Devices Produce Different Intramuscular Temperatures: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12918863

A Comparison of Human Muscle Temperature Increases During 3 MHz Continuous and Pulsed Ultrasound with Equivalent Temporal Average Intensities: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15296367

Exposing the Dangers of Ultrasounds Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Exposing-the-Dangers-of-Ultrasounds/229593107093659?sk=wall

How Navy Sonar Kills Whales and Dolphins:

http://blog.seattlepi.com/candacewhiting/2012/03/08/how-navy-sonar-kills-whales-and-dolphins/

 

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