What is 3D, 4D, 5D Ultrasound
...and what is the difference?!
2D was the standard for ultrasound imaging and sex determination for a long time. 2D ultrasound creates a black and white image that shows the skeletal structure of the baby and makes the internal organs visible. As the name implies, all 2D images are flat and have no depth to them.
3D ultrasound creates a three-dimensional still image showing a more detailed and lifelike image of the fetus. The most significant difference between 3D and 4D ultrasound is that 4D allows us to see a “live stream” video of the baby’s images. 4D ultrasound is essentially 3D ultrasound in live motion.
5D ultrasound adds another layer of realism to your picture of baby by producing a 3-dimensional image with realistic reddish-pink tones. These images are more defined and have better resolution. The “flesh tone” can give the feeling of looking at baby right inside the womb. This newest technology is what we like to use the most at our studio.