Find the test your child is going to have below. Then, follow the directions to get your child ready for their test. Some directions change with the age of your child. Make sure you match your child’s age with the right directions. If you do not follow the directions, we will have to reschedule your child’s visit.
Stomach ultrasound (includes gallbladder, liver, pyloric stenosis and visceral doppler)
Ages birth to 2 (less than 25 pounds)
Ages 3 to 7
Ages 8 and older
Breast, chest, arms, legs, hands, feet, spine or thyroid ultrasound
All ages—No directions
Head or hips ultrasound
Pelvis or kidney ultrasound
Ages birth to 2
Ages 2 to 5
Ages 5 to 12
Ages 12 and older
Do not urinate (pass water) after drinking this liquid.
If your child is having both a stomach and pelvis ultrasound, follow the stomach ultrasound directions, but drink the amount of water for the pelvis ultrasound.