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

9/6/2016 – 388 views

If you are an expectant mum you will be eagerly awaiting the arrival of your new baby. Using new ultra-scanning technology ultrasound scans are now more detailed then ever before giving you a chance to see not only the babies gender but also what he/ she looks like.


Twenty nine weeks is often considered the best time to have a 3d/4d scan. At this stage the baby will be moving around and will have it's eyes open. This will allow for great views of the baby from all angles. If you live in Melbourne baby to be can offer you a great ultrasound service, with 3D or 4D scans available. The Baby Tobe website is http://www.babytobe.com.au/


2d Ultrasound

A 2D Ultrasound is the traditional ultrasound which has been used for years. It produces a flat black and white image with shades of grey. A 2D scan may be blurry but the advantage of is that the doctor will be able to check that everything is going well with the pregnancy, that the baby is health and will also be able to tell the gender of the baby. The doctor is able to see the babies internal organs on a 2D scan.Nowadays a 2D ultrasound looks quite old fashioned with a lot of shadow, not much detail can be seen.  


3d Ultrasound

3D Ultrasound

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

s are a lot more modern then the 2D scan, they allow parents to see a 3D image of their baby. A 3D scan is very detailed. The babies gender can be see in a 3D baby scan however the doctor often has to look carefully for this. Baby Tobe uses high tech equipment to show you the best 3D or 4D scan of your baby. 3D scan can be used to detect any abnormalities as they provide a clearer picture of the baby; for example a cleft lip would show up on this type of scan. The doctor will also be able to get a more detailed image of the heart and internal organs using a 3D scan if this is thought to be necessary.


4d Ultrasound

A 4D Ultrasound uses modern technology to give expectant parents a glimpse of life inside the womb. In a 4D scan a moving image of the baby can be viewed. Parents will be able to see exactly what their baby is up to; you may see a yawn or even a smile. This type of scan is very detailed and can be used to do an early gender scan.


 Ultrasound Melbourne

Baby to be has two convenient location in Melbourn and can do scans between 16-34 weeks. An early gender scan can be done at sixteen weeks for parents who can't wait to see what gender their child is.