3D is a still image while 4D adds the dimension of motion so it looks like a video. HD Live is the newest 4D technology available on the market. HD Lives takes your traditional 4D Ultrasound and uses a new rendering software and lighting sofware to allow us to have a much more realalistic image of the baby.
3D and 4D ultrasound use the same frequency as your OBGYN uses in the normal 2D ultrasound. Ultrasounds have been used for over 35 years and there have been no proven side effects from its proper use. We strictly adhere to the FDA’s standards.
No, we do not accept insurance because this is an elective procedure. Bond with Baby 4D offers optional ultrasound services in the Charleston SC area to detect the gender of your baby as early as 14 weeks and also to “bond” with your baby as well as any family or friends that you may want to join in these special moments.
That depends on what you are looking to see. Many mothers like coming in twice, early on, 14-26 weeks, when they can see the baby as a whole, and then again at 25-34 weeks to see a more detailed face. Between 28 and 32 weeks, your baby develops more fat and gets a more defined face. After 34 weeks, it becomes more and more difficult to obtain good pictures since the baby is running out of room. However all babies are different and we have been successful in obtaining great images all the way up to 39 weeks.
At 14 weeks we can determine the gender with a very high accuracy at Bond with Baby 4D. If you are over 14 weeks and the gender can not be seen, we invite you back for a weekday return appointment and we will rescan you for free within the next 14 days. The need for a return visit is usually due to the baby’s position.
Depending on the ultrasound package that you select, your session will last between 10 and 25 minutes. However, plan on spending 30 minutes to an hour at our facility in Mt. Pleasant so that we can send you home with memories to last a life time. It is best to arrive a few minutes early to fill out all necessary paperwork or download from our website and fill out prior to your arrival.
Yes! We encourage you to bring your friends and family to share this special moment with you. Children are also welcome and we provide them with plenty of toys and books to keep them entertained.
We currently accept major credit/debit cards and cash.
You will receive your 3D and 4D ultrasound pictures in less than 5 minutes after your session has ended.
We do not contact your doctor prior to the scan since this is an elective procedure. We do require however that you currently are under prenatal care and if you have any concerns, you should ask your doctor. Ultrasound technicians in general cannot make a diagnosis.