• Clinic Offering Free 3D & 4D Ultrasounds on World Prematurity Day

    Clinic Offering Free 3D & 4D Ultrasounds on World Prematurity Day

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    Media contact: Susan Ciardullo (602) 354-4333 or susan.ciardullo@wcui.edu

    Clinic to Offer 3D/4D Ultrasounds at No Cost to Community on World Prematurity Day, November 17

    Ultrasound Institute Medical Group joins March of Dimes to raise awareness and promote healthy pregnancies

    PHOENIX, Arizona – On Monday, November 17, 2014, Ultrasound Institute Medical Group (UIMG), will offer 3D/4D ultrasounds to the community at no cost, to promote World Prematurity Day with the March of Dimes.  Expectant mothers between 20-30 weeks gestation are invited to call for an appointment.  The 15 minute, non-diagnostic appointment will include a live look at the baby as well as an opportunity to take home a picture of the baby.  Volunteer expectant mothers must be receiving prenatal care and have a normal pregnancy. The ultrasounds will take place at the clinic, located at 4250 E. Camelback Road, Building K, suite 170 in Phoenix. Please call 602-354-4333 or email info@uimg.org to schedule an appointment.

    Preterm birth, according to a 2006 Institute of Medicine report, is the leading cause of newborn death, and babies who survive an early birth often face the risk of lifelong health challenges, such as breathing problems, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities and others. (Source: Institute of Medicine Prematurity Report, White Plains, NY, July 13, 2006)

     

    About the Clinic:  UIMG is a low cost, superior diagnostic imaging clinic serving the greater Phoenix area.  The clinic works alongside leading radiologists, cardiologists, and referring physicians to provide quality patient care.  The clinic also offers 3D imaging for expectant mothers. Additionally, the clinic recently began offering Ultherapy, the only non-invasive procedure the FDA cleared to lift skin on the neck, under the chin, on the eyebrow, and on the chest.  To learn more about Ultrasound Institute Medical Group go to: www.uimg.org

    About World Prematurity Day:  On November 17, the March of Dimes joins with parent groups and organizations in countries around the world to raise awareness about premature birth and how it can be prevented.  The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health.  To learn more, visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org.

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