Women’s Care offers comprehensive ultrasounds and screening services for women throughout all stages of pregnancy, to assess the risk of birth defects and genetic disorders.
Women’s Care provides ultrasounds and prenatal screening tests to monitor the health of our patients’ pregnancy. During your pregnancy, our board-certified providers perform tests to help detect potential risks to you or your baby. We will ensure that you are involved in each step of your screening process and understand the decisions made for your health, in order to promote a successful pregnancy. We offer the following ultrasounds and prenatal screening tests below.
Amniocentesis is a common prenatal test performed in the second trimester, usually between 15-20 weeks of pregnancy. During the procedure, a small amount of amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus is removed and examined. It is often used when an ultrasound suggests chromosomal abnormalities, such as Down syndrome or spina bifida.
Obstetric ultrasounds are used to examine the growing fetus inside the mother’s uterus from the first trimester to the third trimester. An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to create images on the inside of the body. With these images, your physician can examine the fetus and evaluate the progress of its development. Ultrasounds can provide a variety of information about the health of the mother, the progress of the pregnancy, and the development of the fetus including:
There are two common types of birth for expectant mothers: vaginal and cesarean. Learn more about each below:
Women’s Care provides exceptional ultrasounds and prenatal screenings during pregnancy. Our team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality obstetrical services, so you can enjoy this exciting and memorable experience in your life. Patients seeking more information about our screening tests, please schedule an appointment at Women’s Care today!