The Day of the Examination




When you come for a scheduled appointment, please bring with you the following documents:
·  Your personal maternity record
·  Any past medical records which are important for pregnancy, especially all diagnostic findings of prior screening tests
·  Your insurance policy
·  The letter of referral
 
Of course, your partner or another confidant may accompany you.
 
We kindly ask you not to apply any body lotion or body oil on your belly during the three days prior to the appointment since this may cause distortion on the image.
 
After your arrival in our prenatal center, we will first ask you to fill in a questionnaire and to read some handouts about the examinations. Our staff members are available to assist you. We will discuss the content of the examinations Our staff members are available to assist you.
We will discuss the content of the examination as well as all specific questions before we begin with the examination.
 
The examination will take approximately 30 minutes. However, this time may vary depending on various factors such as the position of the baby. Sometimes, it may take longer than scheduled. As a consequence, please schedule approximately 1.5 hours for the examination.
Despite careful planning, waiting times cannot always be avoided; however, we will try to keep your waiting time as short as possible.
 
After the examination we will discuss the results with you in detail. You will get a copy of the statement to keep for your files and we will also send a copy to your gynecologist. Of course, you will get a glossy of your baby after the examination.