What is a Prenatal Portrait Scan?
A combination of 3D ultrasounds that are still photos and 4D that shows your baby's movement with the additional dimension of time. This is a non-medical scan that is intended to enhance your bond with your baby. Brothers, sisters and grandparents may also enjoy being able to share in this special bonding experience.
What does it cost?
Our Prenatal Portrait Scan costs $150. Twins are an additional $50.
Insurance does not cover this non-diagnostic ultrasound. We accept cash, Discover, Visa or MasterCard.
Payment is due the day of your appointment.
What do I receive?
30 minute 3D 4D ultrasound session
4 black and white thermal prints of 3D images
CD with 2D, 3D, and 4D images
2 tinted photo images
Will I always get a beautiful picture of my baby?
Most of the time. Sometimes the baby's position, the gestational age, the amount of fluid, and the amount of maternal tissue may affect the quality of your pictures.
When should I have it done?
It is usually best to have your sitting between 26 and 30 weeks.
What should I do to prepare for my scan? Be sure and drink plenty of water in the days prior to your scan. You don't need a full bladder for your scan. Eat a meal right before your scan to make sure the baby is awake. We don't recommend scheduling your fetal portrait and your glucose test on the same day.
How do I schedule my portrait appointment?
Once you have had your diagnostic ultrasound to screen for any anomalies, our front desk staff will be happy to set up your appointment in our Ultrasound Center. You can contact us at 573-443-8796.
Can I bring my family and friends?
Yes. We encourage you to include family and friends in this special event. You may bring up to 3 guests to your session.