Amniotic Fluid: Water in the sac surrounding the fetus in the uterus.
Ectopic Pregnancy: A pregnancy in which the fertilized egg begins to grow in a place other than inside the uterus, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.
Fetus: The stage of prenatal development that starts 8 weeks after fertilization and lasts until the end of pregnancy.
Fibroid: A growth, usually benign, that forms in the muscle of the uterus.
Gestational Age: The age of a pregnancy, usually calculated from the number of weeks that have elapsed from the first day of the last normal menstrual period and often using findings from an ultrasound examination performed in the first or second trimester of pregnancy.
Intrauterine Device (IUD): A small device that is inserted and left inside the uterus to prevent pregnancy.
Obstetrician–Gynecologist (Ob-Gyn): A physician with special skills, training, and education in women’s health.
Placenta: Tissue that provides nourishment to and takes waste away from the fetus.
Trimester: Any of the three 3-month periods into which pregnancy is divided.
Ultrasound: Sound waves that can be used to examine internal structures or as a treatment for certain conditions.
Ultrasound Exam: A test in which sound wave are used to examine internal structures. During pregnancy, it can be used to examine the fetus.
Uterus: A muscular organ located in the female pelvis that contains and nourishes the developing fetus during pregnancy.
Moonbaby4D ultrasound located in Humble, Texas is a family owned business. We are an elective ultrasound imaging studio. We require all expecting mothers to be under a doctor’s care before any appointment is made. We do not perform medical ultrasounds. Please choose us for your 2D, 3D,4D, HD ultrasounds.
What is an elective prenatal ultrasound? Prenatal ultrasounds to provide a proactive, positive bonding experience for the mother, father and family members with the unborn baby. Realistic surface images provide a connection between the parents and baby that can be beneficial to the whole family. A medical, diagnostic ultrasound should have already been performed to assess the gestational age of the fetus and to evaluate for fetal anomalies, as well as the basic components of fetal anatomy.