How to book a dating scan

From 11 weeks the baby’s head, body, arms, legs, stomach, bladder and cord insertion will be checked to rule out a large number of major structural abnormalities including anencephaly, gastroschisis, exomphalos and megacystis.A clear explanation of the procedure and what has been found during the scan will be given to you by our clinical specialist throughout the pregnancy scan.Early in pregnancy there maybe few signs to suggest that you are pregnant.You may have had the ‘blue line’ which suggests you are, but to see for sure will give you added reassurance.The early stages in life are the most critical time.It is reassuring to know everything is as it should be.Drink 0.5 Ltr (1 pint) clear fluid approx 1 hour before appointment time.Please do not empty your bladder before the examination.

Our Dating Scan offers pregnancy assurance to mums from as little as 8 weeks (based on your LMP).All scans are performed by a qualified Sonographer with diagnostic obstetric scanning experience.Determination of fetal gestation, dating of pregnancy, single or multiple pregnancy confirmation using ultrasound between 12 – 16 weeks gestation, no sexing. Includes: This scan includes viewing your baby in live 4D from available views and thermal b/w 3D scan prints at no extra charge.This early pregnancy dating scan (ante-natal scan) is useful for those who: Are experiencing pain or bleeding in the pregnancy Had a previous miscarriages Had a previous ectopic pregnancy Are unsure of date of last menstrual period And for those who need reassurance prior to their NHS scan, now usually performed after 12 weeks.With many early pregnancy units stretched to over capacity, it is not always possible to get a same day appointment.

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