Frequently Asked Questions

How long are your ultrasound sessions?

We do not know how long it will take to get your baby in a good position for the best images, therefore we do not quote session times. However, you can plan on being at our facility for an average of 45 minutes for most packages.

What happens if you are not able to obtain images of my baby?

We will do our very best to obtain great images of your baby. There are a few things that affect image quality like fetal position, cord location, and placental location.  If we are not able to obtain images, we will have you walk around to see if that helps get the baby is a better position. If that does not work we do not charge you for the session and you are welcome to schedule another appointment.

Can I bring friends or family with me to my appointment?

The decision is yours to make. You may want a small quiet experience or you may want to invite family and friends to celebrate with you.  We can accommodate 30 people comfortably. We have a 60 inch large screen TV and two additional monitors for everyone to enjoy the experience.  Please feel free to bring children with you. This is a great way for them to bond with their little brother or sister.

Is ultrasound safe?

Extensive studies have been performed over the last 30 years to determine if ultrasound is safe. None of these studies have found any harmful effects to mother or baby.  Ultrasounds are routinely performed as part of prenatal care. 3D/4D ultrasounds are the same type and intensity as traditional 2d ultrasound.  

Does insurance cover the ultrasounds that you perform at your studio?

Insurance does not cover the elective ultrasounds that we perform at our studio. We accept cash, Visa, American Express, Discover, and Mastercard as forms of payment.

Why should you choose Cherished Memories Ultrasound?

Cherished Memories Ultrasound is a family owned ultrasound studio.  Our Sonographer/owner Kerri has over 23 years of ultrasound experience.  10 years of experience performing 4D ultrasounds.  You can visit our Google + page or Facebook page to read all of our amazing 5 Star reviews. Links are at the top of the page. Our goal is to share in the experience of a lifetime with you, friends, and family.

When is the best time to schedule my appointment?

Gender determination ultrasounds can be scheduled any time after 14 weeks with an accuracy rate of 99%. 4d ultrasounds can be performed anytime in your pregnancy after 12 weeks. We obtain the best images between 27 and 32 weeks.  This is the time when the baby’s facial features are well defined and there is still enough room around the baby to obtain clear images. After 32 weeks we are usually still able to obtain great images if your baby is in a good position. If we are unable to obtain images we do not charge you for the session.

Do I need to schedule an appointment?

Yes, you do need to schedule an appointment. You can click the link at the top of the page to be directed to our online scheduling system.  We have evening and weekends appointment available. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule.  If you are unable to find an available appointment to fit into your schedule please feel free to contact us.

All ultrasound packages include a limited sonographic evaluation which includes fetal lie and placental location. The FDA does not approve the use of ultrasound for entertainment purposes.

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