News Archives - Page 7 of 18 - The Ultrasound Suite

How To Determine Your Due Date

11:00 am
|
0 Comments
|

Blog post by Rebecca Falnes

Sometimes figuring out your due date can be confusing. There are several variables that can affect your dates, and everyone’s body is different and won’t necessarily follow a “normal” cycle. Here we will go over the best way to determine your due date and what it is based on.

Last Menstrual Period (LMP)

The first thing your doctor, midwife, or sonographer will ask you is when the first day of your last period was. We always go by the day your period started as the first way to determine […]

When Is the Best Time to Get a 3D/4D Ultrasound?

11:00 am
|
0 Comments
|

For medical reasons, it is a good idea to have at least one 2D ultrasound scan of your baby during pregnancy.  Using 2D ultrasound provides the sonographer with a wealth of information; they can perform a full well-being check to make sure your baby is growing on track with your dates and is healthy, and even determine the gender! They can also detect and flag the presence of possible fetal anomalies. Most health insurance providers will also cover the cost of conducting this scan.

What then are 3D and 4D ultrasounds? Are they safe? And when is the best […]

What Can A Detailed Anomaly Scan Detect?

11:00 am
|
0 Comments
|

Blog post by Sophia McCarthy

Congratulations, you’re almost halfway through your pregnancy! By now, your doctor may have recommended a Detailed Anomaly Scan. While the name may seem daunting, this is probably the most important scan during pregnancy and is an entirely routine part of the process.

 

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 […]

Abnormal Uterus Shapes: What You Need to Know

11:00 am
|
0 Comments
|

Blog post by Sophia McCarthy

Did you know that the uterus can come in lots of different shapes and sizes? If an ultrasound reveals that your uterus is what we call an “abnormal shape”, it’s totally natural to feel a bit panicked. This certainly isn’t helped by the fact that even one innocent internet search for more details can produce an onslaught of alarmist headlines; unnecessarily scaring expectant mothers or those trying to conceive. We therefore felt it was important to clearly and calmly provide you with the facts surrounding these different shapes, as well as […]

‹ Prev page1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Next page ›