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Draíocht Psychotherapy

Draíocht Psychotherapy is a psychotherapy clinic located on the Old Dublin Road in Stillorgan offering support and psychotherapy surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. The clinic has qualified and accredited pscyhotherapists experienced in helping mothers understand their experience of pregnancy and motherhood. Therapists at Draíocht Psychotherapy specialise in women’s mental health and working with pregnancy and pre/post … Continue reading “Draíocht Psychotherapy”

When is the best time for a 3D/4D Baby Scan?

Check out our 3D/4D Baby Scans in Dublin Page for information.

When is the best time for a gender scan?

Looking to find out if you are having a boy or girl? Siobhan tells us the best time for a gender scan. Visit our Gender Scan page to learn more.  

Neck Ultrasound may detect Dementia a Decade Early

The Irish Independent recently found a new study where researchers suggest a scan of blood vessels in the neck during mid-life, could become part of detecting early signs of dementia (memory loss, confusion..) without the symptoms. Here are the findings of a patient that recently attended our centre for a Carotid Doppler Ultrasound: (ultrasound of … Continue reading “Neck Ultrasound may detect Dementia a Decade Early”

Scan of the week: 35 Week 3D/4D Baby Scan

This adorable baby at 35 weeks during a 3D/4D Ultrasound.

Is Ultrasound Covered By My GloHealth, Irish Life, Laya, or VHI Private Insurance?

Overview: At Ultrasound Dimensions, we accept all patients with or without private insurance. However, currently no hospital or ultrasound centre offers a direct settlement for the full cost of an outpatient ultrasound examination. Ultrasound falls under the umbrella of outpatient radiology. All radiology exams on an outpatient basis are paid by at the hospital or … Continue reading “Is Ultrasound Covered By My GloHealth, Irish Life, Laya, or VHI Private Insurance?”

The 12-Week Baby Scan: What’s in Store?

Why is This Early Pregnancy Scan Important? Aside from the excitement of seeing Baby, the 12-week pregnancy scan gives you and your doctor important details on how Baby is developing. What the 12-week scan allows you and your doctor to see: •    See how many babies you are having (one, twins or more!) •  … Continue reading “The 12-Week Baby Scan: What’s in Store?”

Facts About Gynaecologic Cancers

Facts About Gynaecologic Cancers According to the American Cancer Society, 107,470 women in 2017 will be diagnosed with some form of gynaecologic cancer. Gynaecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Although common screening with the Pap test has lead doctors to find pre-cancerous … Continue reading “Facts About Gynaecologic Cancers”

Baby Scans 101: Ultrasounds Secrets for Mommies-to-Be

You hear the word “ultrasound”…and you immediately think, baby! There is little debate that one of the most exciting and interesting parts of pregnancy is when a baby scan (more commonly known as an ultrasound) is performed. There is nothing like catching the first glimpse of your “little nugget,” and therefore, a vast selection of … Continue reading “Baby Scans 101: Ultrasounds Secrets for Mommies-to-Be”