It's common for mothers who have had miscarriages to use early ultrasound pictures for personal jewelry to commemorate their unborn child. But recently, moms are using ultrasound pictures for nail art: not only to honor miscarried babies, but for events such as gender reveals or baby showers.

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One mom shared a painful story about her ultrasound nails. She and her husband lost their baby, but now, she addresses her child through a social media post: "Seeing you on my nails makes me smile" (

Another woman shared a picture of ultrasound nails that she had done for a client. 

Click here to see beautiful and unique examples of nail art. What do you think of ultrasound nails? Share any pictures of your own in the comments below!

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Jenna Phipps is a writer, editor, and dancer based in Nashville, Tennessee. She enjoys working with other people to improve their writing, taking long road trips, experimenting with choreography, and reading many novels.

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