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Does this take place of an Ultrasound at my doctor’s office?
ABSOLUTELY NOT! Women that are seeking an elective obstetrical ultrasound with our facility must already be receiving prenatal care with a healthcare provider. Please keep in mind, at no time is this exam to be used in a place of a complete diagnostic ultrasound.
Is it safe? Are there any risk for mom and baby?
Studies show for over 30 years now no evidence of any harm caused to mother/baby from ultrasound. The same type of and intensity of ultrasound is being used as with conventional 2D scanning. 4D ultrasound is similar to a conventional scan in terms of exposure. 3D and 4D ultrasound both Utilize sound waves to look inside the body.
How long does the 4D ultrasound take?
Depending on the package you choose, your 3D/4D ultrasound session. Can last between 15-30 minutes.
How far along should I be to have A 3D/4D ultrasound?
When planning we normally recommend having the scan between 26weeks and 32 weeks of pregnancy. However, excellent images can be obtained anytime after 14weeks of pregnancy. Many of our mothers obtain more than one 3D/4D ultrasound, remember no evidence shows ultrasound to be harmful.
Is the 3D/4D ultrasound covered by insurance?
Insurance does not cover the costs of our ultrasound since this is an elective procedure and not to be replaced for a diagnostic ultrasound, you will be responsible for any and all cost of this ultrasound as an out of pocket expense. We accept credit and debit cards, as well as HSA Sorry no personal checks. Cash is always appreciated.
Will I always get a beautiful picture of my baby?
Usually, but not always sometimes if the baby is persistently looking face down toward your spine may be difficult to see the baby’s face. If this happens a repeat scan can be rescheduled. We can make no promises that the images will be similar to those seen elsewhere or that we can meet everyone’s expectations. Every baby scans differently depending on its gestational age, position, amount of fluid and mother’s condition. We promise to make every effort to obtain the best possible images of your baby.