Obstetric Ultrasounds

In our office we provide complete prenatal care for high and low risk pregnancies

We offer in-house obstetric ultrasounds performed by Souma Diagnostics, Ltd for:

  • Initial obstetric ultrasound to confirm pregnancy
    • Done at first OB visit
  • Level I ultrasound
    • Done between 18 and 22 weeks
    • Evaluates fetal anatomy and growth as well as placental position
    • Gender can be determined at this time
  • First trimester screening (nuchal translucency)
    • Done between 11 weeks and 1 day and 13 weeks and 6 days
  • Level II ultrasounds
    • Done for AMA (advanced maternal age) or complicated pregnancies
  • Growth ultrasound
    • Usually done in 2nd or 3rd trimester if necessary to evaluate fetal growth
  • Multiple Gestation Ultrasound
  • Biophysical Profile
    • Performed if there is a question about fetal health and well being resulting from either an examination, maternal/fetal symptoms, or if the pregnancy is considered high risk
    • Done in conjunction with an NST and only done after 32 weeks of gestation

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