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What should I expect upon arrival at Pink-A-Blue?

When you arrive you will be asked to fill out some brief paperwork and pay for your apt. You will then be shown to a comfy, kid friendly waiting room until it is time for your Pink-A-Blue. The technician will call you into a Theater Viewing Pink-A-Blue room at your scheduled apt. time. You and […]

Where is your Facility Located?

Pink-A-Blue is conveniently located in Mandeville, LA. We are a short drive from New Orleans and anywhere on the Northshore!  (Click for Directions)

Can I bring snacks or use my cell phone while at Pink-A-Blue?

In order to keep our facility in superb condition for you and any future customers we do not allow and food or drinks anywhere inside our facility. Furthermore Pink-A-Blue is a smoke-free facility, so please do not smoke within 25 feet of our entrance, or enter immediately after smoking. At Pink-A-Blue we invite you to […]

Will I be able to see if my baby has hair during my 4D/HDLive ultrasound?

Yes and No, many parents and grandparents wonder if they will be able to see the baby’s hair during their ultrasound. Unfortunately 4D/HDLive ultrasound technology cannot see any hair on the baby, however standard 2d (black and white) ultrasound can usually pick up strands of hair! Be sure to ask your medically trained and certified […]

If I am overweight or obese will I be able to get clear pictures?

If you are overweight you should not be afraid to have a 4D ultrasound, however we strongly urge that you wait until after 32 weeks gestation to give the baby time to obtain more fat. If you are overweight you will need to have a VERY high level of amniotic fluid to obtain clear images […]

How long is my ultrasound going to last?

If you are having a 4D ultrasound, your Pink-A-Blue will usually last 20-25 minutes, however from time to time babies need a little time to get in the mood to be photographed and in this case your ultrasound can take up to 45 minutes. If you are having a gender determination ultrasound, your Pink-A-Blue will […]

How long will I have to wait for my pictures?

You will leave with all the pictures, CD’s, and DVD’s that are included in your package. Depending on which package you choose it will take between 5 and 15 minutes to print all your items after your ultrasound is complete.

Can I bring my family and friends? What about kids?

Absolutely. We encourage you to share this amazing experience with family and friends. Pink-A-Blue has made every effort to provide a very comfortable atmosphere. You can have 12 people comfortably in the room with you, and if you have more than 12 they they are also welcome to join the fun! We don’t have a […]

What can I do to ensure the best pictures of my baby?

The most important thing you can do to ensure good pictures is to drink plenty of water (minimum of one gallon per day) in the days and weeks leading up to your scan! The more hydrated you are, the clearer the pictures will be! By drinking plenty of water you can increase the amount of […]