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Prenatal Ultrasound

Best Maternity Hospital 2022 Newsweek

Prenatal Ultrasound - PregnancyUniversity Health Women’s Care Prenatal Ultrasound provides some of the most advanced ultrasound technology available to give babies the very best start in life. With an average of 13,500 ultrasounds per year, we provide peace of mind to expectant moms by giving them the most accurate results.

Our services include:

  • Specialized detailed Level 2 screening ultrasounds including 3 dimensional and 4 dimensional.
  • Fetal echocardiograms is a scan of the baby’s heart
  • Nuchal translucency ultrasounds combines data from a maternal blood test for genetic analysis and risk factors in pregnancy
  • Guidance for procedures such as amniocentesis and cordocentesis

*Most of these services are accredited through the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).

Our highly trained sonographers are familiar with the most advanced equipment and techniques in perinatal (high-risk obstetrical) and neonatal care. Our sonographers are accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine (AIUM) in first, second and third trimester ultrasound, as well as detailed screening ultrasound. Additionally, they are certified by:

ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography – in both OBGYN ultrasound and fetal echocardiography specialty

FMF – Foundation Medicine Foundation - in nuchal translucency.

The department works closely with Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians here and at Children’s Mercy health system to meet the needs of our own outpatients, as well as those referred to us by a variety of community health partners, and inpatients alike.

Physician referrals are needed for all procedures. For additional information, please call 816-404-4966.