Need to talk? Call 1800 882 436.
It's a free call with a maternal child health nurse. *call charges may apply from your mobile

Is it an emergency? Dial 000
If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately.

beginning of content

Search results for: "Ultrasound"

Need more information?

Ultrasound scans during pregnancy

Ultrasound scans will help you and your doctors monitor your baby’s health throughout your pregnancy. Find out more, including about why you might need one.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Vaginal ultrasound

A vaginal ultrasound (also called an internal, pelvic or transvaginal ultrasound) lets a medical professional observe a fetus and check reproductive health.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Dating scan

A dating scan is an ultrasound done in early pregnancy to ‘date’ your pregnancy and to estimate when your baby is likely to be born.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Ultrasound during pregnancy

An ultrasound during pregnancy is when a picture is taken of your baby in your uterus (womb) by using very high frequency soundwaves. It can be done at any stage of pregnancy and is safe for you and your baby.

Read more on WA Health website

Pregnancy: blood tests, ultrasound & more | Raising Children Network

In pregnancy, you’ll be offered blood tests, ultrasound scans, urine tests and the GBS test. Pregnancy tests identify health concerns for you and your baby.

Read more on raisingchildren.net.au website

Pregnancy tests - ultrasound - Better Health Channel

betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Read more on Better Health Channel website

18-20 Week Screening Pregnancy Ultrasound - Consumers - InsideRadiology

Read more on InsideRadiology website

Pregnancy screening and testing - NT.GOV.AU

Your first doctor visit, scheduled pregnancy check-ups, tests, ultrasounds and genetic screening.

Read more on NT Health website

Nuchal Translucency Scan - InsideRadiology

InsideRadiology provides free and easily accessible, accurate, up to date and credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

Read more on InsideRadiology website

5 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments

Week 5 of pregnancy is the best time to have a pregnancy test. You can use a home pregnancy test but it’s still important to visit your doctor so that they can estimate your pregnancy due date. This may involve an early pregnancy ultrasound. You should also receive pregnancy health advice and discuss pregnancy folate supplements in the fifth week of pregnancy if you have not already done so. It’s also a good time to make sure you’re eating all the right pregnancy foods and start your pregnancy exercise routine.

Read more on Parenthub website

Call us and speak to a Maternal Child Health Nurse for personal advice and guidance.

Need further advice or guidance from our maternal child health nurses?

This information is for your general information and use only and is not intended to be used as medical advice and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes.

The information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional.

Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, this publication or any part of it may not be reproduced, altered, adapted, stored and/or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Healthdirect Australia.