Obstetric nuchal dating scan
Sound waves are used instead of radiation which makes them safe.
Clear gel is applied to your tummy and the sonographer moves the probe over your tummy recording images.
is an ultrasound of your pelvis which produces an image of the foetus in the uterus. An image of the baby is produced by the reflection of those sound waves.
The images (sonogram) are displayed on a television screen.
We are currently the only practice in Tasmania that does this.
Traditional chromosomal abnormalities such as Down’s Syndrome continue to be assessed.