An ultrasound scan sonogram uses sound waves that bounce off solid objects to create two-dimensional black and white images on a screen. It's completely safe for you and your baby. It also isn't completely reliable. When your bladder's full, it pushes your womb up so the sonographer can see better. Most scans are normal. If the sonographer is unsure about the image, they'll tell you and may ask for a second opinion from another sonographer or doctor. Home Healthy living Screening Pregnancy Ultrasound scans during pregnancy.
It's taken a long time to perfect what we do here at Babes in the Womb, but we un-equivocally guarantee you that you will have not only the best in baby scanning quality, but also in reassurance, information and compassion. This amongst many reasons, is why we are Scotland's Premier Ultrasound Studio. No other company comes even close to level of service we offer here at Babes in the womb.
The 18 week fetal anomaly scan is a watershed in most pregnancies because for the majority of women it will be the last time they are scanned before giving birth. Some people we talked to had not had a week scan, either because their babies' abnormalities had been detected by earlier diagnostic tests e. For many other women, the week scan was the point at which they discovered the baby had serious problems.