The main purpose of this Ultrasound Scan is to examine the position of the baby and the placenta before delivery. It is essential as it will check if the baby is not in a breech position. It is offered in the third trimester between weeks 36 and 40.
Yes. None of the pregnancy Ultrasound Scans is harmful to you or the baby. Ultrasounds have been used for many years to monitor pregnancies. There is no radiation used in pelvic ultrasound. It does not cause any health problems for the patient or the baby.
This Ultrasound Scan is a transabdominal Ultrasound Scan and will be performed by gliding the ultrasound probe over your abdomen. Sometimes, a transvaginal Ultrasound Scan may be needed to exclude a low placenta.
Yes. The clear ultrasound gel is not toxic and is safe during your ultrasound scan. It does not stain or otherwise ruin your clothes. It has no spermicide and can be used for fertility cases without effect on sperm and conception.