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Smiling, yawning and sucking is often seen depending on how awake or asleep the baby is.
The quality (how clear they are) of the 3/4D images is mostly determined by the baby’s position and how far along the pregnancy is.
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This ultrasound examination serves to perform a full assessment of the baby's development in order to reassure the parents that the organs have formed normally.
The new 3/4 D technology can also be achieved at the growth and well being scans demonstrating baby's facial features and often baby yawning, sucking, grimacing and sometimes smiling.
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This includes an examination of the major organs such as the brain, face, spine, heart, stomach, kidneys, bladder, upper and lower limbs and genitalia (sexing) if requested.
The examination is best conducted at between 20 and 24 weeks but can be performed at any stage of pregnancy beyond 18 weeks.
The baby's wellbeing is assessed by examining the amount of fluid around the baby and the function of he placenta ('afterbirth') using a technique called Doppler ultrasound.