Entries by Sarah

Accurate fetal sex determination from maternal blood at 8 weeks gestation

Article by: Justine Casanova, Sarah Cacia, Haley Milot, Chris Jacob Gateway Genomics, San Diego, California, USA Correspondence: Justine Casanova Gateway  Genomics, San Diego, California, USA, Email Published: July 08, 2019 Background: Prior studies have shown that SneakPeek® Early Gender Test can accurately determine fetal sex as early as 9 weeks gestation using a qPCR-based assay. The purpose of […]

Exercise and Pregnancy

When you first learn that you are pregnant, hundreds of questions come to mind about how to maintain a healthy pregnancy. Some of these questions relate to the safety, types and frequency of exercise permitted during pregnancy.  Most obstetricians follow the guideline that if you were active prior to your pregnancy, you may continue such activities while […]

The Difference Between 2D, 3D, 4D and HD Live Ultrasound

What exactly is Ultrasound? Ultrasound is the use of high frequency sound waves to generate a picture based on the return echo of the tissue that is being imaged. This technology is very similar to radar. Ultrasound does not utilize radiation. Extensive studies over 30 years have found that ultrasound is safe. It has not […]

Cape Cod Baby: Our Favorite Doula

Shannon, of Cape Cod Baby, has a wealth of experience when it comes to the childcare field. Over 25 years, but who’s counting!? She has helped to support countless families during this time. Her passion for helping women through pregnancy, childbirth and with postpartum care has made her the incredible doula that she is today. […]

Perfect Timing & SneakPeek Clinical: DNA Gender Testing

WHO & HOW We, at Perfect Timing Ultrasound, have partnered with Gateway Genomics to bring SneakPeek Clinical DNA Gender Determination to the South Shore of Massachusetts as well as Cape Cod. We are thrilled to be offering this exciting new service, and honored to be the first on the Massachusetts South Shore to do so!  SneakPeek Clinical is a gender DNA detection […]

3D Ultrasound Comparison with Newborn Photos

Every family that comes through our doors means so much to us! The moments captured below are just a few of the many amazing 3D ultrasound experiences that we have been a part of. The side by side comparison of these newborns with their 3D ultrasound pictures are simply incredible! We had the pleasure of […]

Baby G’s Surprising Début

My sister, Nikki, was due to give birth on 12/18/18. Our entire family was beyond excited to welcome her baby girl! My sister and her husband, Matt, had been going back and forth about names from the moment they found out they were having a girl. (Yes, we did their Gender Determination Ultrasound at Perfect […]

Ovulation is the most important piece to the getting pregnant puzzle

The Physiology of Ovulation Prior to Ovulation, each egg cell is housed inside of a protective sheath called a follicle. The follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, both produced by the pituitary gland, stimulate the development of the egg within the follicle. This growth takes place in several follicles at the same time. Over the course […]

Our first mompreneur business trip

We were recently invited to arrange a booth for Perfect Timing Ultrasound at a local resource fair. (So cool!) We thought this would be a fantastic way to introduce ourselves to the community. One of the questions we were asked in our interview was, “What is your favorite memory or story over the years involving […]

Why early OB ultrasound is so amazing

  How early can you see baby’s heartbeat? There is a lot happening in the first trimester of pregnancy! From weeks 6-13 the development that takes place is incredible. At Perfect Timing we offer Pregnancy Verification starting at 6 weeks. This the earliest opportunity to see your baby’s heart beating utilizing ultrasound. At this early […]