Q: Is this harmful to me or my baby?
A: No. Ultrasound has been around since the 1950s. Since then no recorded biological effects have harmed either the mother or baby.
Q: Should I drink a lot of water?
A: Although you do not need a full bladder, constant hydration is very important for you and your child during pregnancy. Hydration is critical for good,clear pictures. Most doctors recommend that you drink atleast 64 oz. of water a day.
Q: How many people can I bring with me?
A: The room is large enough to accomodate 6 people. We recommend bringing your friends and family to share in this memorable experience.
Q: Why is it important to work with a certified licensed sonographer?
A: Our certified sonographers also work for the local hospitals and OB offices as Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Their experience will ensure the quality of your images, in the meantime they are qualified to recognize any fetal anomalies. Given the circumstance we would immediately notify your physician and/or mid-wife. No ultrasound should ever be conducted unless the sonographer is fully qualified to do so.
Q: Can prenatal massage induce labor?
A: If conducted properly, it is completely safe to receive a prenatal massage. Our massage therapists are licensed and certified in prenatal therapeutic massage. They are educated in avoiding the pressure points that could induce labor. It is recommended that you wait until your second trimester before indulging in this almost necessary experience.