Us obstetric dating scan
Unfortunately as your baby is still very small it is not possible at this stage to assess the gender of the baby.The most important part of the examination is to measure the fluid behind the baby's neck.is devoted to providing you with a caring and professional obstetric service which includes our dedicated and highly skilled Sonographers, Radiologists and the latest ultrasound technology with 3D/4D capabilities.Ultrasound has become a routine part of ante-natal care for pregnant women and is a safe way of assessing your baby at different stages of pregnancy.We offer and a range of obstetric services including: Dating scans, Nuchal Translucency, 18-20 week morphology, Third Trimester Scans and inpatient maternity services if required.'s commitment to delivering a seamless obstetric service, we have invested in the latest 3D/4D ultrasound technology with the GE Logic E9 and Philips i U22.A healthy pregnancy is, on average, 40 weeks from the last menstrual period, but in reality, most babies come sometime between 37 and 42 weeks gestation.For many women, that five-week window creates a waiting game that can feel unbearable.
Following the diagnostic component of the scan a 3D-4D scan of your baby may be performed depending on your baby's position.
We believe that it is important for us to do a comprehensive assessment of your baby's growth and well being first so following the diagnostic assessment of the scan, our sonographers will then show you your baby in 3D/4D with your baby hopefully being in just the right position for us.
While we usually manage to get beautiful 3D pictures, it can be very dependant on a number of factors.
All obstetric scans require you to drink 3 glasses of water 1 hour prior to your appointment and hold so that the bladder can be used as a window to visualise the anatomy.
This ultrasound is usually between 6 and 10 weeks and is often used to date the pregnancy, establish the number and location of pregnancies and assess the viability of the foetus.
It is also possible to assess, pending the baby's position, your baby's gender at this stage.