How should I prepare for my appointment?

I highly recommend drinking plenty of water for at least a week before your appointment. Hydration helps create clear images.

What is 3D/4D ultrasound?

3D ultrasound captures a detailed image of your baby. Facial expressions and other features can be captured. 4D is used to take a video clip of your baby. We will be able to capture features and movements.

Is 3D/4D ultrasound safe?

Yes. Ultrasound is the use of harmless sound waves to make images. 3D/4D ultrasound uses the same sound waves as normal ultrasound.

What is the optimal time during my pregnancy for 3D/4D ultrasound?

The ideal time for your appointment is between 24 and 34 weeks.

What if baby is in a bad position and we are not able to get good pictures?

Journey Mobile Ultrasound offers a “must see” guarantee. On occasion, baby may be in a position where images of the face or gender cannot be obtained. You will be able to come back within two weeks for a free scan so that we can get the best possible image.

Will my insurance cover 3D/4D ultrasounds?

This is an elective procedure and most insurances will not cover.