If you are looking for an early pregnancy for reassurance in the early weeks in your pregnancy (not 4D ultrasound) or a private baby scan to find your babby's gender and get quick answers about your baby's health, you can rest assured that our sonographers have the skills and the knowledge to provide you with the instant answers you need. The pregnancy ultrasound is a diagnostic scan that can help to reassure you that your pregnancy is normally progressing and detect any abnormalities. You can now book your appointment online or over the phone.
We need your bladder full for this baby scan so you need to drink 1/2itre (1 pints) of water an hour before your scan. If a transvaginal ultrasound might be required during the scan our sonographer will discuss it with you.
Preparation: We need your bladder full for this scan so you need to drink 1/2itre (1 pints) of water an hour before your scan.
The reason for having this private ultrasound is to determine the sex of your baby
The scan incudes:
Preparation: We need your bladder full for this scan so you need to drink 1lt (2 pints) of water an hour before your scan.
An obstetric scan is the same as a ‘normal’ scan but is being used to evaluate the overall health of your unborn baby instead of looking at other organs such as gallbladder for gallstones or kidney for kidney stones. So in pregnancy ultrasounds are being used to visualise the unborn baby, the placenta, the uterus and cervix and your ovaries.
Pregnancy ultrasound scans or prenatal ultrasounds are very common and being carried in any stage of the pregnancy.
You will normally offered two diagnostic ultrasound scans during your pregnancy from the NHS. The first pregnancy scan is at 12 weeks of gestation and called a dating scan. The second pregnancy scan is at 20 weeks of pregnany and called an anomaly scan.
Most of the expectant mothers, especially the ones with previous complications such as miscarriage they do not believe that 2 ultrasound scans during pregnancy are enough and this is the reason they choose to have a private pregnancy scan in London with us.
We follow the NICE, RCOG and BMUS safety guidlines recommended keep the exposure to the baby as low as reasonably possible (ALARA principle) and therefore we only perform 2d diagnostic ultrasound scans.