August 2023 - The Ultrasound Suite

How to Prepare for Paediatric Ultrasounds – Helpful Tips for Parents

11:30 am

Sophia McCarthy

If your doctor has referred your child for an ultrasound, you might be feeling a bit daunted by the idea of how your child is going to react to having a scan. It’s completely understandable for children to become upset in medical settings, as they may have formed some unpleasant associations due to past experiences; such as getting pinchy vaccinations, being treated for a painful injury, or just feeling poorly and scared in a clinical environment.

We’ve noticed a big increase in peadiatric referrals (under 16s) in our clinics, and while a lot of […]