Ultrasounds


INSTRUCTIONS

  • Ultrasounds are performed in our office with our sonographer Rachel
  • please drink 8oz. of liquids 30min prior to your ultrasound
  • please do not urinate until after your procedure

*If you are pregnant and over 30 weeks there is no need to have a full bladder*

OB ULTRASOUNDS

Dating:

  • approximately 8 weeks (1st trimester)
  • this scan determines gestational age and viability

Anatomy:


  • 20 weeks (2nd trimester)
  • baby's size will be measured
  • fetal heart rate monitored
  • the four chambers of the heart will be viewed
  • kidneys, bladder, stomach, spine and other anatomy will all be viewed and evaluated
  • location of the placenta will be determined
  • depending on the cooperation of your baby we may be able to determine the sex.

*Please be sure to tell the sonographer if you "DO NOT" want to know the sex of your baby!*


The following ultrasounds require a physicians orders and will be on a case by case situation:


Growth:

  • 3rd trimester (28 weeks to birth) to measure the size of the baby

AFI:

  • Amniotic Fluid Index, it is the measurement of amniotic fluid seen on ultrasound

BPP:

  • Biophysical profile is an evaluation of fetal well-being

GYNECOLOGICAL ULTRASOUND

  • Transabdominal: The first part of the plevic ultrasound. A probe is used abdominally to visualize the uterus and ovaries.
  • Transvaginal: The second part of the pelvic ultrasound. A probe will be placed in the vagina to better visualize the uterus and ovaries.

1813 West Harvard, Suite 542

Roseburg, Oregon  97471

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541-464-6464