Know Your Child’s Well Being Through Ultrasound

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A non-invasive diagnostic test that uses ultrasound waves to create a visual image of your baby, placenta, and uterus, as well as other pelvic organs is called a prenatal ultrasound also known as a sonogram. Your healthcare practitioner gathers valuable information about the progress of your pregnancy and your baby’s health. Peterborough ultrasound baby scan clinic offers a range of private pregnancy scans designed to fit into the various stages of your pregnancy. It is the destination choice for all mothers-to-be as they choose the clinic to be an essential part of their pregnancy well-being journey. The expectant mothers are handled with the utmost care and the clinic ensures they enjoy the experience of every private pregnancy scan with them.

Doctor performing ultrasound on a pregnant woman

An ultrasound technician (sonographer) transmits high-frequency sound waves through your uterus that bounce off your baby during the test. The echoing sounds are then translated into video images by a computer that reveals your baby’s shape, position, and movements. You may have an early pregnancy scan at 6 weeks, right through to growth and presentation scans up to 42 weeks in Peterborough Ultrasound baby scan clinic. The baby scans are started with a well-being check; where a team of fully qualified and registered sonographers checks the baby’s movement, heartbeat, position, and placental position. Ultrasonography offers you a first glimpse of the life growing inside you and also the chance to calm any nerves you may have about the 1st trimester of pregnancy.

From 16-22 weeks you can visit the clinic for early well-being and gender scan that’s quite affordable. The relaxing environment will make you feel right at home along with relaxing music and dimmed lighting that enhances the large screens around the room. During the 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy, you can see the baby in their protected world. You can also enhance your experience with a range of gender reveal party ideas such as gender reveal boxes, gender reveal upgrades and more.

4D ultrasound baby scans can be availed from 24-34 weeks, providing you the facility to see the baby’s features and have a true bonding experience with your baby. Your family can also come and have a glimpse into your baby’s world in the womb, provided not more than 7 members including mum-to-be.

The baby’s growth and presentation scan is held between 26-42 weeks, which include a more detailed check-up consisting of the presentation of baby and placenta position, head and abdominal circumference measurements, femur length measurements and estimated fetal weight.