Does Your Swollen Nose Mean a Girl is on the Way?

Before it can be determined on an ultrasound, you’ll be endlessly curious about the gender of your baby, and you might even be tempted to listen to some of those weird old wives’ tales about gender prediction. Some of them are obviously a lie, but some are harder to fact-check. ... read more »

How Common are Conjoined Twins?

Having twins is a blessing, but unfortunately it does make the pregnancy and delivery more complicated in a few ways. ... read more »

BabyTech Tuesday - New Smartphone Ultrasound Now Available

The MobiUS SP1 Ultrasound System is a Smartphone-powered ultrasound machine that is portable and more importantly, much less expensive. Though it can be purchased by anyone who has need of an ultrasound machine, it’s mainly been used by hospitals and small clinics. ... read more »

No Peeking! Are Ultrasounds Really Safe for Babies?

I’m always amazed at the way expectant mothers are able to interpret the images of their ultrasounds. What look essentially like grey and black blobs to me suddenly become hands, fingers, faces and knees to these excited women. ... read more »

Newborns Put a Face to the Name - and the Voice

I am amazed by the new 4D ultrasounds that have become popular with mothers in the last few years. These incredibly detailed images allow anticipation-filled parents-to-be view a 3D image of their growing baby. ... read more »

Common Tests During Pregnancy

One of the things you may not be expecting while you are expecting is the number, and variety, of tests you will undergo while pregnant. ... read more »

Gynecologic and Obstetric Ultrasound

Gynecologic and Obstetric Ultrasound is the use of high-frequency sound waves together with computer imaging to painlessly view the fetus and the pelvic organs. ... read more »

Gastroschisis - A Hole in the Abdomen

When a baby presents with Gastroschisis, the intestines, stomach and sometimes part of the liver can be visible on the outside of the body. ... read more »

Ultrasound in Pregnancy Fetal and Maternal Evaluation Plus Anatomic Examination

  The following are the elements and components considered integral to the code 76811 ultrasound for known or suspected fetal anomalies. ... read more »