Ultrasound

Know for sure.

Ultrasound

Know for sure.

Following a positive pregnancy test it is important to have an ultrasound. Here at BFR Medical, we offer a limited obstetrical ultrasound performed by a sonographer. 

Ultrasounds are performed to:

  • Confirm pregnancy
  • Detect fetal heartbeat
  • Determine fetal age
  • Determine due date

Determine location of the pregnancy (intrauterine/ectopic)

What is obstetrical ultrasound?

An ultrasound, or sonogram, is a routine part of prenatal care in which the sonographer is able to see inside the body. A hand-held transducer is pressed against the skin and sends high-pitch sound waves that humans are unable to hear. The sound waves bounce off internal organs and structures and are received by the transducer. The machine constantly translates the sound waves into images on the monitor. This allows real-time viewing of what is happening inside the body, including viewing fetal heartbeat and movements.

There is no special preparation for your ultrasound exam. A specially trained sonographer will ask you a few questions relating to your pregnancy before the exam begins.

Most ultrasounds are fast and easy, with little discomfort.

Schedule an appointment with BFR Medical and meet with a health care professional to discuss all your options.

You are not alone. Talk with our licensed medical professionals today.
You are not alone. Talk with our licensed medical professionals today.

“What I liked best is sitting down and being able to talk about my options and viewpoints.”

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“I like how they treated me like a person and not a patient.”

“I was heard. I was told all my options and was encouraged to look at them clearly.”

Questions about your appointment?

A: So our team can best serve you, we ask that you make an appointment.

A: Most of our appointments take about 60-75 minutes from start to finish.

A: All our services are completely free for you. No insurance needed!

A: Ordinarily yes, however, due to COVID-19 we are limiting the number of people in our facility. Please call before your appointment and ask our staff.