At Lil’ Pirate Preview in Greenville, North Carolina, we value your trust. We want only the best for you and your unborn child. Do review some of the frequently asked questions below for more details about us and our ultrasound services.
A: Elective ultrasounds use the same technology that is used in your OB/GYN office. Ultrasounds have been used in maternal medicine since the 1950’s. No detrimental side effects have ever been proven. Our sonographer has been certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and is well-trained in the safe use of ultrasound. Feel free to talk to your OB/GYN about the process.
A: The appearance of ultrasound images depends on (1) quality of equipment, (2) sonographer experience, (3) body composition of the mother, (4) amount of amniotic fluid, and (5) position of the baby. Our top-of-the-line equipment and highly skilled sonographer have a huge impact on our success rate.
A: All attempts will be made to provide you with amazing images. If that is not possible, we will provide you with a free re-scan at a later date. However, since there are so many factors over which we have no control, face pictures cannot be guaranteed. Please note that there are many other adorable baby parts to see!
A: Elective ultrasounds are not a substitute for those ordered by your OB/GYN. Our sonographer will not be looking for problems during your session.
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We also offer gender detection as early as 8 weeks. Please call our office for more details.