Is it normal for a baby in utero to stick out her tongue?
Babies in utero do all sorts of interesting things when they're awake, including sticking out their tongues, sucking fingers and lips, rubbing their ears, and grabbing their own hands, faces, and other body parts. Learning about the world through one's mouth is very important to a child before and after birth
. I think your daughter is doing just what she's supposed to be doing. However, if you have any questions about any aspect of the ultrasound, speak up! I've found that experienced ultrasound technicians are very knowledgeable about what's expected and what is unusual. The physician interpreting the study is also another source of information. Part of the purpose of the study is to reassure you, so you deserve to get all your questions answered promptly. Call the center back today and don't hang up until you get all your concerns addressed.