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Trying to Conceive

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Did you know that an egg lives for about 12-24 hours after you ovulate, and sperm can live for five to seven days? This means that there are only a few days in the month when your body is ready to conceive a baby.

Trying for a baby can be an exciting time but can also be frustrating and disappointing too if not all is going according to plan.

Conceiving a baby isn’t always as straightforward as it may sound and some couples will find it easier than others to do so.

Typically, the younger you are the […]

All You Need to Know About Morning Sickness

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Do you know 50% of women face morning sickness in their first trimester or initial 12-14 weeks of pregnancy? So, you are not alone if you are also feeling this way in the early days of your pregnancy. 

Morning sickness, commonly known as ‘nausea’ or in severe cases ‘hyperemesis gravidarum’, is one of the first symptoms of pregnancy, which you may face in the initial weeks. There are three trimesters in your pregnancy, and the first seems to be the one where these symptoms peak.

But don’t lose heart by thinking about the morning sickness you’re facing […]

Celebrating 10 Years in Business

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This January are celebrating 10 years in business as Ireland’s leading private ultrasound clinic. Since Deborah Sudding started the clinic in 2010 we’ve grown quite a lot. We now have a team of sonographers working in 3 clinics across Dublin and Wicklow.

 

How it all Started

Deborah Sudding, originally from Cape Town, South Africa achieved her ultrasound qualifications and graduated top of her class in 2005.  After qualifying, Deborah then went on to acquire a Chief Sonographer position in a very busy ultrasound department in an academic tertiary hospital in Cape Town (Tygerberg Hospital) where […]

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing – Harmony

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A Harmony test is a non-invasive form of prenatal testing that analyses cell free fetal DNA in maternal blood to establish the risk levels of a baby being born with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) or trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome).

The test identifies 99% of fetuses with trisomy 21, 97% of fetuses that have trisomy 18 and 92% of fetuses with trisomy 13. The test is generally carried out in a similar fashion to the Panorama test in which blood is taken from the arm of the mother and then sent off for testing in a […]