What is a Preganancy Ultrasound?
Pregnancy Ultrasound uses sound waves to create an image of your baby in the womb. Doctors use ultrasounds to check on your baby’s health throughout your pregnancy. Ultrasound is a flexible tool. Ultrasounds can estimate your baby’s age, check your baby’s heartbeat, and look for birth defects or other problems.
Who should get this test?
Pregnant patients that need to monitor their baby’s health and development. Also to monitor if there might be abnormalities or obstructions.
Is there radiation involved?
No. Unlike X-ray imaging, there is no ionizing radiation exposure associated with ultrasound imaging.
When will I receive my results?
Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.