Private Baby Scans

International Ultrasound Services clinic in London offers  Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans complementary to the NHS for this extra reassurance that you might need during your pregnancy journey. 

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Pregnancy Scan London

We offer a private pregnancy scan service, complementary to the NHS.
Obstetric ultrasound is a vital diagnostic component of a healthy pregnancy. We use ultrasounds to verify the health of your baby, ensuring proper prenatal care. 

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If you are looking for an early pregnancy scan for peace of mind in the early weeks of your pregnancy or a private scan to find your baby’s gender and get quick answers about their health, you can rest assured that our experienced sonographers have the skills and the knowledge to provide you with the instant answers you need. 

The pregnancy ultrasound is a diagnostic test 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.

The examinations are performed by highly qualified sonographers who perform precise ultrasound scans to help predict and diagnose any situation that might arise. Our patients benefit from early diagnosis and treatment of prenatal complications, as well as routine obstetric scanning.

Scans We Offer

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Ultrasound Clinic London

Clinic Address:

International Ultrasound Services
5a Lucerne Mews London
W8 4ED
Nearest tube: Notting Hill Gate
Tel: 0203 051 6506 or 0753 929 0816
E-mail:info@iuslondon.co.uk

Appointment Bookings

Monday – Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Sunday: Closed

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When can you have a baby scan?

In our private clinic, we offer early pregnancy scans for as early as 5 weeks gestation, although we recommend having your first baby scan from 7 weeks unless you are concerned about miscarriage or an ectopic.

Private Pregnancy Scan Near Me

If you are looking for a pregnancy scan nearby, our ultrasound clinic offers a wide range of baby scans for all trimesters during pregnancy to monitor the growth and development of the fetus as well as the pregnant woman.

We are conveniently located in the heart of London, just a few minutes walk from Notting Hill Gate tube station, in a cobbled cul-de-sac off Kensington Mall in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Notting Hill underground station is served by Central, Circle and District lines.

Are private ultrasounds safe?

Ultrasound scanning is generally safe when used appropriately and by trained professionals, as ultrasound energy has the potential of causing biological effects in the body.
Ultrasound waves can heat the tissues slightly and can also produce small pockets of gas in body fluids or tissues called cavitations. Ultrasound can cause harm if exposure is prolonged, in particular to the sensitive organs, such as the baby’s eyes and brain.

Private baby ultrasound?

A pregnancy scan is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the baby organs and structures inside your abdomen. As the sound waves travel through your abdomen, they reflect off baby tissues, sending information to a computer that interprets the waves and produces a baby image on the screen.

Your private antenatal ultrasound may be performed transabdominally or transvaginally.  On a transabdominal ultrasound the device that emits sound waves, called the transducer, is moved across the abdomen, sending the waves down toward the uterus and the baby.

A transvaginal ultrasound uses a long, narrow transducer that’s placed inside the vagina. This method produces a clearer image of your baby because it’s closer to the reproductive organs.

How much does it cost for a prenatal scan in London?

The cost of a private baby scan in London varies from clinic to clinic. The price variation depends on the location of the ultrasound clinic in London and the length of scan time.

The prices in our London ultrasound clinic are reasonable and affordable. See all our London ultrasound scan prices.

How is ultrasound used in obstetrics?

Ultrasound is safe to use during pregnancy to evaluate the baby’s growth and development because it relies on sound waves rather than radiation. While ultrasounds are usually done during the first and second trimesters, they can be performed at any time during pregnancy.

First trimester ultrasounds aren’t routine, but they may verify pregnancy, determine the location of the pregnancy, and be used to estimate the due date. Every pregnant woman receives a second-trimester ultrasound to establish the size and position of the baby.

Your baby’s sex can often be identified when the second-trimester ultrasound is done after 20 weeks because the external genitalia is visible. In some cases, however, the image may not be clear or the baby’s position may block the view.

What is 3D and 4D Scan?

3D ultrasound imaging, allows you to see the facial structure and anatomy as a static, three-dimensional image of the baby in the womb. The 4D scan, allows you to see real-time images, such as movement, sometimes you can see the baby yawning or sucking his/her thumb. At International Ultrasound Services, we follow the NICE, RCOG and BMUS safety guidelines that recommend keeping the exposure to the baby as low as reasonably possible (ALARA principle) and therefore we only perform 2d diagnostic baby ultrasound scans.

Who will perform the private ultrasound scan?

Most ultrasound examinations are usually performed either by a consultant radiologist, a sonographer or a midwife.

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