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Ideally you should have your 1st Trimester bloods/ Maternal Serum done at least 7 full working days prior to your appointment with us. We like to scan you between 12 and 13 weeks 6 days of pregnancy.We offer the most sensitive and comprehensive risk assessment for your baby between 12-14 weeks which includes pre-eclampsia and fetal growth restriction.is an ultrasound of your pelvis which produces an image of the foetus in the uterus. An image of the baby is produced by the reflection of those sound waves.The images (sonogram) are displayed on a television screen.It is usually restricted to the first trimester (up to 12 weeks) of pregnancy.The bladder needs to be completely emptied in order to perform this method of ultrasound.
This includes: Vaginal ultrasound Vaginal ultrasound is less commonly performed.
Sound waves are used instead of radiation which makes them safe.
You will need to have a blood test done before coming to Women’s Imaging for your ultrasound scan. You can have your blood test done any time from 10 weeks of pregnancy.
A towel will be tucked into your pants to limit spread of the gel onto your clothes.
Clear gel is applied to your tummy and the sonographer moves the probe over your tummy recording images.