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New Ultrasound Machine

  • Posted On : 2019-12-09 21:15:11
  • By : admin
  • In Ultrasound

We have just purchased another ultrasound machine allowing us to expand quicker. We are very excited about this and hope this will give us the opportunity to be able to service more locations....

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We now offer Anomaly / Detail Scans

From 15 July 2018 we will be offering Anomaly / Detail Scans on Sundays for your convenience. We have had an influx of requests for these types of scans and have decided to include it into our offering of services. Just like all the other scans you can book online....

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Using Technology in Professional 4D Ultrasound Baby Scans

3D/4D Ultrasounds use state-of-the-art technology allowing you to see what your baby looks like, smiling and moving inside the womb. We have embraced technology and have aquired one of the best mobile 3D/4D scanners available. We are also the only practice in the Western Cape (probably South Africa) that have a complete online booking system allowing you to book your appointment 24/7. We keep you updated with SMS and Emails. We even send you directions and reminders. FirstGlimps...

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Many parents are keen to know the sex of their baby before it is born. Using an ultrasound you can tell whether a baby is a boy or a girl. Can I find out my baby's gender in the first trimester (1 to 12 weeks)? The sex of a baby is genetically determined at conception, but during the early development they all look the same. It is very unlikely that you will get to know the sex in the first trimester. Can I find out my baby's gender in the second trimester (13 to 28 we...

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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.