Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a condition that is far more common than many of us realise. In fact, according to womenshealth.gov, the condition “affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age.”
So what exactly is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – or, as it’s most often referred to as – PCOS?
Most women are born with two ovaries, with each one on either side of the womb (or uterus). The ovaries are glands that normally measure 2.5-5 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, and 0.6-1.5 cm thick; roughly the size of a large marble. Their main […]
What Is A Detailed Anomaly Scan?
A Detailed Anomaly Scan is a detailed examination of your baby to make sure everything is developing as it should be, while also checking for birth defects like spina bifida and heart problems. The scan can also detect subtle markers that may suggest that your baby is at higher risk for chromosomal syndromes. As the scan can detect conditions that may benefit from early medical intervention, its findings can give expectant parents valuable preparation time to adjust their birth plan and any aftercare needed with their obstetrician. It is completely […]
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! It’s now time for you to start planning your first ultrasound scan. While it’s completely understandable that you want to book in and see your baby as soon as possible, there are a few things to keep in mind when looking at your dates. When it comes to first trimester ultrasounds, even just a week (yes, really, seven days!) can make a huge difference in terms of what we can see. That’s why we thought it would be helpful to provide you with a week by week guide of baby’s growth. Our […]
Now that the Christmas season buzz has truly begun, you might be struggling to think of a unique, meaningful gift for family and friends who are expecting. Why not give them the gift of an ultrasound experience?
We have already had several enquiries about vouchers for a range of different purposes: some with partners in mind who haven’t been able to attend hospital scans, and even some from friends living abroad who want to send their loved ones a thoughtful surprise in the post!
All of our clinics have vouchers ready and waiting for the Christmas rush, but with […]