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The contrast between these different shades of white, grey and black allows your sonographer to interpret the images. You will probably be give you a printout of your baby by the sonographer as a keepsake, it is important to remember the main purpose of the scan.
Scans are usually performed by a doctors, midwives or radiographers who are specially trained in ultrasound, and are known as sonographers.
Most have completed a post graduate Certificate, Diploma or Master's degree in Medical Ultrasound.
The Sonographer will measure the "nuchal fold" or "nuchal translucency".
This is the fluid in the skin at the back of the baby's neck..