Pregnancy centers, such as HOPE Pregnancy Center in Philadelphia, offer free limited obstetrical ultrasounds. OptionLine helps users locate pregnancy centers and services in towns and cities across the United States.
Pregnancy centers, also known as "crisis pregnancy centers" or "pregnancy resource centers," are typically operated by not-for-profit organizations, who offer a range of pregnancy-related services for free.
Wish Medical states that a limited obstetrical ultrasound provides basic information about a woman's pregnancy, including verifying the baby's heartbeat, estimating the gestational age of the baby and determining the baby's position in the uterus. These ultrasounds do not verify gender or assess developmental abnormalities.