Users' questions

When should you get a 3D/4D ultrasound?

When should you get a 3D/4D ultrasound?

The reason that 24 to 32 weeks is the best time for getting a 3D sonogram is that by 33 weeks, your baby has descended into your pelvis, making the ability to receive clear images more difficult.

Is 4D or HD ultrasound better?

HD: HD stands for “High Definition” and it’s the same concept as other HD technology on the market; offering a more crisp, clear, defined image. The ultrasound system gathers much more information from the 3D/4D data than previous versions, rendering highly detailed images of the baby.

What is the difference between 3D and 4D ultrasound?

The primary difference between 3D and 4D ultrasound is that the former is a three dimensional image while the latter is a four dimensional experience. A three dimensional image is easy to understand and imagine.

What you should know about 3D ultrasound?

3d ultrasound is a medical ultrasound technique, often used in foetal, cardiac, trans-rectal and intra-vascular applications. 3d ultrasound refers specifically to the volume rendering of ultrasound data and is also referred to as 4d when it usually includes a series of 3d volumes collected over time. Usually, an ultrasound is done in order to detect any abnormalities in the foetus, or to just check the normal growth of the foetus inside the mother’s body.

What are the differences between 3D and 4D?

While 3D indicates length, height and depth, the 4D adds another dimension called time or space-time. The idea of time as 4th dimension was given by Albert Einstein in his famous Theory of General Relativity 1905. There is a prevailing debate whether the time is really 4th dimension or not. 4D is also attributed to consciousness and mind power.

How early can you do a 4D ultrasound?

If you plan on having only one 4D ultrasound examination, we would recommend having the examination performed between the 24th and 32th week of the pregnancy. However, excellent images of your baby can be obtained anytime after about 22 weeks of pregnancy.