Pregnancy ultrasound scans
Ultrasounds are a frequent part of the conversation when discussing one’s pregnancy journey. In fact, for most people, the mention of ultrasound comes as a common association when having a baby.
Ultrasounds are an important part of this process for many people as it provides you with the option to find out the gender of your baby. Gender determination for many people is an important part of the pregnancy journey; it can feel like a great bonding experience with the baby, particularly for new parents to feel more prepared, and share the gender with loved ones.
However, if the gender determination of your baby is not an important factor in your experience, then that is by no means a necessity. Instead, ultrasound images can be used solely to ensure that the baby is healthy, and everything is going as planned.
Other ultrasound scans
Ultrasounds are not solely used for when you are having a baby. They are very useful and commonly used during the process of diagnosing a range 0f soft tissue conditions, including but not limited to: muscles, the breast, and the abdominal and pelvic areas.
Depending on what body part is being examined, you may be required to do some preparation at home before your appointment. This could include having nothing to eat or drink during a specified time period before your appointment. But don’t worry, this information will be discussed with you by a member of our team when you make a booking.