Thread: Why?
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:43 PM   #32
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Re: Why?

Originally Posted by kezoo View Post
I think the point is that there is NOT any solid research proving it is SAFE. You can't have research that proves the absence of something - the research has NOT BEEN DONE, and thus many mamas don't agree it is safe simply because "everyone" does it, KWIM? The comparison to x-rays was not to say they are the same, but that doctors used to think x-rays were safe to use on pregnant women - because the research hadn't been done, and it was the standard of care at the time - thus it may be a similar situation - e.g. everyone thinks it is safe because of the lack of research proving it isn't safe - but lack of research doesn't prove ANYTHING.
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My point is that it is not proven safe! As long as everything is fine I will skip the ultrasound!
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