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Pregnancy and Bloating?!

One of the first signs of pregnancy is bloating which makes you think you may be further along than you really are. Not to worry, bloating in pregnancy even as early as your missed period is normal. You are not alone if you go to bed with a flat tummy only to wake up looking … Continue reading “Pregnancy and Bloating?!”

Scan of the Week: 20 Week Scan

Scan of the Week: this adorable baby at 20 weeks during one of our Well Baby Scans, typically performed between 20-40 weeks. For further information visit https://ultrasound.ie/pregnancy-scans-dublin/well-baby-scan/

The Pros and Cons of an Epidural

The Pros and Cons of an Epidural Epidurals are a popular form of pain relief used during labor. Whether you are looking forward to an unmedicated birth or determined to remain as comfortable as possible, here are the things you need to know: An epidural is a regional anesthesia, which is designed to provide pain … Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of an Epidural”

Scan of the Week: 30 Week 3D/4D Baby Scan

  Scan of the Week: this sweet baby at 30 weeks during one of our 3D/4D Baby Bonding Scans. Contact us today to book your ultrasound scan, we are open 7 days a week from 9:00AM to 9:00PM.

What is folic acid & why do we need it?

What is folic acid?  Folic acid or folate is one of the B vitamins. Manufactured Folic acid is converted into folate by the body and is used as a dietary supplement. Who needs folic acid? Folic acid is needed for all women during early pregnancy and those who want to conceive, but because pregnancy often … Continue reading “What is folic acid & why do we need it?”

What is a soft tissue ultrasound scan?

A soft tissue ultrasound is done to examine the soft tissues surrounding lumps and bumps and other swellings on the body. Ultrasound can determine whether the lumps are cystic (fluid-filled) or solid. Who is suitable for a soft tissue ultrasound scan? This procedure may be requested for those who have: -Lumps -Enlarged lymph nodes -Infections … Continue reading “What is a soft tissue ultrasound scan?”

Scan of the Week: 6 toes during a 20 Week Scan

No matter if you have 5 or 6 toes, we love each and every one of them.We recently did a Detailed Anomaly Scan// 20-week scan where we discovered 6 toes. The Anomaly Scan essentially examines the baby’s anatomy in a detailed manner and is carried out between 20 and 24 gestational weeks.

Ultrasound Services Overview

During the early stages of pregnancy we know you can feel like a bundle of nerves, so we’re here to help with our pregnancy scan services. Since 2007, at Ultrasound Dimensions we’ve performed thousands of scans for expectant parents. We offer reassurance at all stages of pregnancy. The early scan to confirm your pregnancy and … Continue reading “Ultrasound Services Overview”

Can you bring family & friends to your pregnancy scan appointment?

Can you bring family & friends to your pregnancy scan? The answer is: YES! A pregnancy scan is a family affair at our clinic, so you can share your baby scan experience by bringing whomever you want and as many people as you like.

What is the difference between Diagnostic Ultrasound & Therapeutic Ultrasound?

Diagnostic ultrasound also called diagnostic medical sonography is a non-invasive technique used to image organs inside the body using high-frequency sound waves that are above the audible range. A camera or small handheld transducer along with a bit of gel is used on the skin to obtain the best images possible. These images are seen … Continue reading “What is the difference between Diagnostic Ultrasound & Therapeutic Ultrasound?”