OSF Children's Hospital

3D Ultrasound

  • Can I have a 3D ultrasound?

  • The OSF Maternal-Fetal Center can provide 3D imagery. 3D imagery is dependent on the baby’s age and position at the time of the ultrasound to determine if 3D imagery is possible to take.

  • Do I have to pay for a 3D ultrasound?

  • 3D ultrasounds are free.

About Your Appointment

  • How long will my ultrasound take?

  • Typically, an ultrasound takes 30 to 45 minutes.

  • Will I still be seen if I am late to an appointment?

  • We will make every effort to see you that day, but can’t guarantee an exact time.

  • Is it OK to bring family members?

  • We welcome your immediate family to take part in this exciting time. However, we kindly request that you refrain from bringing children.

  • Can any woman expecting a baby get an anatomy scan at a maternal-fetal office?

  • Yes, you can get an ultrasound at the office of your choice.

  • Can you tell me the gender of my baby?

  • Yes. If you would like to know, we can tell you.

  • Will the sonographer discuss the findings of the ultrasounds with me during the scan?

  • No, the maternal-fetal physician will review the images. He or she will go over the results with you on the same day of your ultrasound.

Billing

  • What do you charge for your services?

  • Charges for maternal-fetal services are negotiated between OSF HealthCare and the patient’s insurance company.