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If you’re pregnant or believe you might be pregnant, Find an OB at Dignity Health and schedule a pregnancy ultrasound in Sacramento or the surrounding areas. We use the latest technologies at our Family Birth Centers, and our trusted doctors will offer professional care for you and your baby during every stage of pregnancy.
Ultrasounds are performed in your Dignity Health doctor’s office or other imaging facility and typically take about 30 minutes. During a pregnancy ultrasound, you’ll relax on your back on an exam table.
There are two types of pregnancy ultrasounds:
Pregnancy ultrasounds use sound waves to “see” inside the womb. Pregnant mothers and our experienced doctors use the information they get from those ultrasounds to make plans regarding the management of the pregnancy and birth.
Pregnancy ultrasounds are used to:
You will likely get the results of your ultrasound soon after the test, usually, before you leave.