An abdominal ultrasound is a procedure where a technician slides a transducer that emits high-frequency sound waves, over the abdomen to project an image (sonogram) to a computer screen.
Whether or not you receive an ultrasound during your first trimester of pregnancy depends on a number of factors, including your risk for complications.
Click on a scan type below to find out full details and prices and to make your booking online, or call your nearest clinic to make an appointment by phone.
If, in our healthcare professional’s opinion, we’re not able to complete the primary purpose of your scan we may offer you the option of a free rescan appointment.
Ultrasound has been used in pregnancy for about 30 years, it has progressively become an indispensible obstetric tool and plays an important role in the care of every pregnant woman.
Your prenatal visits will probably be scheduled every month until 32 to 34 weeks.
A first trimester ultrasound often requires a higher resolution due to the small size of the fetus. yolk sac is a structure that provides nourishment to the fetus while the placenta is developing.Western Ultrasound for Women is a specialist Obstetric and Gynecological Imaging practice, with two convenient locations: West Leederville (opposite SJOG Subiaco at 160A Cambridge Street) and Murdoch (within the SJOG Wexford Medical Centre, 3 Barry Marshall Parade, Murdoch).We specialise in ultrasounds in pregnancy and for gynecological diagnosis.We provide high quality ultrasound examinations in a friendly and professional environment.Baby Moments is a private 3D/4D Ultrasound Scan Centre run by friendly, professional and dedicated sonographers.