Most often used during the early stages of pregnancy.
Standard Ultrasound – Traditional ultrasound exam which uses a transducer over the abdomen to generate 2-D images of the developing fetus .
3-D Ultrasound – Uses specially designed probes and software to generate 3-D images of the developing fetus.
4-D or Dynamic 3-D Ultrasound – Uses specially designed scanners to look at the face and movements of the baby prior to delivery.
You do not need to have a full bladder, a moderately filled bladder is needed for a proper examination.
Most parents look forward to their scan because it gives them the first glimpse of their baby.
You will probably be give you a printout of your baby by the sonographer as a keepsake, it is important to remember the main purpose of the scan.
The first Trimester Scan, is Scans are usually performed by a doctors, midwives or radiographers who are specially trained in ultrasound, and are known as sonographers. The amount of liquor (amniotic fluid), the position and appearance of the placenta and a detailed scan of the baby itself.
Contact With a number of private ultrasound clinics in Manchester, North Wales and across the North West of England we specialise in providing a comprehensive selection of private ultrasound scans to help with the clinical diagnosis of a multitude of ailments and diseases using the most advanced and up to date techniques and equipment.At the first trimester scan they confirm that the fetus is alive, they assess the gestational age by measuring the crown-rump length and will look for any major problems.