• Specialists in private baby ultrasound scans. Dating scans from 6 weeks, Gender scans from 16 weeks, 3D & 4D baby scans from 26 weeks & Fetal Assessment

What makes First Glimpse Unique

  • Posted On : 2017-04-05 07:37:05
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We are the first 3D/4D studio that offers our services in multiple locations in the Western Cape. We have realised that you as pregnant mommy will more likely go for a 3D/4D ultrasound if it was convenient for you. This is the exact reason why we are trying to offer our services at as many locations as possible in the greater Cape Town area. Currently we have an office in Paarl that is servicing the Wellington, Malmesbury...

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3D/4D Utrasound Explained


Unline 2D scans where you see the internal organs and outline of your baby, with 3D and 4D scans, you see your baby's skin. You may see the shape of your baby's mouth and nose, or be able to spot him or her yawning or sticking their tongue out. 3D and 4D scans are considered as safe as 2D scans, because the images are made up of sections of two-dimensional images converted into a picture. The 4D scans are increasingly popular thanks to the incredible l...

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2D Ultrasound Explained


2D Ultrasound give you outlines and flat looking images, but can be used to see the internal organs of your baby. This is helpful in diagnosing heart defects, issues with the kidneys and other internal issues.  Although qualified sonographers can perform these types of scans it is best left to your Gyneacologist as he or she has the proper training and experience and knows what to look for. These types of scans are usually done during your routine...

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Ultrasound Safety


There is no evidence that ultrasound scans are harmful, if used according to the guidelines ultrasound scans have been used in pregnancy for decades. We ensure that when performing the 4D scans we will follow all the right guidelines to ensure that you and your baby are safe.Having an ultrasound will not affect your baby. Ultrasound sends sound waves through your womb (uterus), which bounce off your baby's body. The echoes are turned into an image on a screen, so that you can see ...

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Please note that we have moved our Cape Gate practice to Brackenfell. We now have our own practice together with a midwife giving you the best experience we can.