At City Ultrasound we are providing outstanding pregnancy care. Dr Fred Ushakov has over 30 years of experience in baby ultrasound scans.
Most pregnancy apps will make you aware of the size comparison of your baby against a fruit/. But what does it actually look like at 8 weeks?
What is Folic Acid and why is it important during your pregnancy? How are Neural Tube Defects related and the role of ultrasound scan.
How does the fetal and maternal heart rate change throughout the pregnancy? What’s echocardiography and how is it used in ultrasound scan?
Learn more about how we share your pregnancy ultrasound scan images with you. We have partnered with Tricefy as a secure cloud provider!
We have hosted the BBC filming crew at our clinic to talk about fetal medicine screening using ultrasound in pregnancy. Check out the video!
Nuchal Translucency is a term that often comes up in the context of baby pregnancy scans. Learn more about our expertise and its importance.
Why is ultrasound gel is applied during pregnancy scans? It reduces the interference in the ultrasound probe so we can see your baby better!
The gender of the baby can be determined using ultrasound from about 13 weeks of gestation with a high certainty of about 95%. From 14 weeks, the gender can be determined with close to 100% certainty using ultrasound. Another way the sex of the baby can be determined is through Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) from 10 weeks of gestation – however results typically take 5-7 days to come back from the lab.
Ever wondered how common is your birthday? We looked at some stats from the ONS and about average daily births in England and Wales from 1995 to 2014. It’s not a big surprise that the least common birthdays coincide with national holidays: 26th Dec, 25th Dec and 1st Jan are the least popular birthdays according to ONS data (in this order.)