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Have you taken other children into ultasound appointments?

My son is a toddler and I'm wondering if he can be a part of the ultrasound appt. Have any of you had experience with this? Did they do well or did it just add more stress?
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Me n my partner took his 3 year old and 9 year old in
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My husband and I brought our little girl with us she wasn't even a year at the first one (she's 16 months now) she does great at them though.
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We took our son who was a year and a half! He just kept saying "Baby! Baby!"
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We take our two year old to every app. Just keep them in the stroller and bring snacks.
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The u/s tech is not going to be pleased to see a toddler there, but if you are confident the child will behave, go ahead.  It is no big deal to have a well-behaved child in the room if the room is big enough, they just don't want a crying or bored child there.  If your son is 2, it is pretty much luck of the draw if he will get anything out of it,, though.
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If you have someone else with you go for it. I wouldn't take my toddler by myself to an ultrasound. My 2yo didn't really care and didn't get it. He just looked at us all like we were crazy when we said it was a baby.
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I took my two daughters with me. They are 12 and ten but my cousin took her two kids with her and they're two and three so I think it's up to you as long as there is enough room.
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My 11 month old went to 2 out of 3 of mine and did okay
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Yes. And he behaved very good. He's almost 2 btw.
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I done took my son with me to my appointment but since he's a toddler I wouldn't take him cause he might wanna run around or play. Unless you have something to keep his attention
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I second the person that says don't think of it unless you also have someone else there to deal with your beloved kiddo if he is acting less than wonderful at that moment.  lol
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I'm sure it will just be stressful.
Toddlers don't have the kind of attention span that's required to participate.
Find a sitter and enjoy this solo excursion.
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My husband and two year old daughter always go to every appointment with me. Like everyone my daughter has her good days and bad days yet i've never had any issues with the staff.
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Thanks for your responses!

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