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    Posted on 08 Jul 2024 in Pregnancy

    It's crucial to be aware of warning signs during pregnancy that require immediate medical attention to ensure the health and safety of both the mother and the baby. Here are some key warning signs:  Warning Signs During Pregnancy 1. Severe Abdominal Pain:   - Sharp, severe, or constant pain in the abdomen or pelvis could indicate conditions like ectopic pregnancy, preeclampsia, or placental abruption. 2. Heavy Bleeding:   - Any heavy b...

    Posted on 01 Jul 2024 in Pregnancy, Ultrasound

    What is a dating scan? A dating scan is an ultrasound performed early in pregnancy to determine the gestational age of the fetus. This scan is crucial for providing an accurate due date and ensuring the pregnancy is progressing normally. Here are key points about the dating scan: What is a Dating Scan? Purpose: The primary purpose of a dating scan is to establish how far along the pregnancy is and to estimate the due date (EDD). ...

    Posted on 27 Jun 2024 in Pregnancy

    The estimated due date (EDD) is crucial for several reasons: Monitoring Fetal Development: It helps healthcare providers track the baby's growth and development, ensuring that it is progressing normally. Deviations from the expected growth patterns can signal potential issues that need to be addressed. Planning Prenatal Care: The EDD allows for scheduling necessary prenatal tests and screenings at the appropriate times. Cert...

    Posted on 07 Nov 2022 in Pregnancy, Ultrasound, General

    3D scans show pictures of your baby in three dimensions. 4D scans show moving 3D images of your baby, with time being the fourth dimension. It’s natural to be excited by the prospect of your first scan. Whilst this is a wonderful experience that cannot be missed, there are much more to pregnancy that a 3D/4D scan. A lot of ultrasound practices offers little to see those few grams in your belly. They offer a bonding experience but that is about it. Usually they will say please not...

    Posted on 07 Nov 2022 in Pregnancy, General

    We thought we would have some fun with wording. Even though your child might just weigh some little gram, they do change your life. That is why people trust First Glimpse for all their ultrasound needs. Over the past few years we have become one of the leading ultrasound practices in the Western Cape expanding our footprint on a monthly basis. We are now trusted by gyneacologists, midwives, GPs and more. We offer a professional service giving you not just pretty pictur...

    Posted on 22 Jun 2018 in Pregnancy, Ultrasound, General

    From 15 July 2018 we will be offering Anomaly / Detail Scans on Sundays for your convenience. We have had an influx of requests for these types of scans and have decided to include it into our offering of services. Just like all the other scans you can book online....

    Posted on 22 May 2018 in Pregnancy, Ultrasound, General

    Many parents are keen to know the sex of their baby before it is born. Using an ultrasound you can tell whether a baby is a boy or a girl. Can I find out my baby's gender in the first trimester (1 to 12 weeks)? The sex of a baby is genetically determined at conception, but during the early development they all look the same. It is very unlikely that you will get to know the sex in the first trimester. Can I find out my baby's gender in the second trimester (13 to 28 we...