Fetal Imaging

Ultrasound facts:

  • The procedure is safe, painless, and radiation-free for both mother and baby
  • A typical ultrasound lasts 20 to 30 minutes
  • You will need to drink plenty of water before the procedure for a clearer image
  • Ultrasound can be used to determine the sex of the baby around 16 months into pregnancy
  • Ultrasound may be used in interventional radiology procedures if a doctor needs to perform a test or treatment on the fetus while in the womb