The gel makes sure there is good contact between the machine and your skin.The sonographer passes a handheld device called a probe over your skin.
If you would like to discuss this option for your pregnancy, please make an appointment to see one of our specialist obstetricians or genetic counselors.
We specialise in prenatal diagnosis and ultrasound.
The procedure is carried out in a dimly lit room so the sonographer is able to get good images of your baby. You will then be asked to lower your skirt or trousers to your hips and raise your top to your chest.
The sonographer will put ultrasound gel on your tummy and tuck tissue paper around your clothing to protect it from the gel.
Cute teddies with a recording of baby’s heart beat or a message of your choice.