Pregnancy dating scan leeds
Still and moving images from the detailed scan are recorded to CD/DVD.
In addition to performing a detailed scan it is also possible to use the new 3/4D technology to obtain further images of your baby.
The age of the pregnancy is easily determined through ultrasound measurement and the presence of one, two or more babies is established.
This scan is of value to any woman who may have concerns about her pregnancy, who is unsure of how far along she is or simply wishes to see the pregnancy progressing.
This assessment is for women who wish to have a screening test for the prediction of a baby with Down's Syndrome. The majority of babies develop normally in the womb but a small percentage are affected by either minor or major problems.
You do not need a doctor’s letter for this scan and your scan can either replace or be an addition to the 12 week dating scan offered at your hospital.
From examining the baby for normal development, through to sexing the baby, estimating the baby's size and providing 3D and 4D images, modern ultrasound equipment and technical expertise enables women to avail themselves of a full pregnancy ultrasound service. The principal reason is for reassurance that the pregnancy is progressing satisfactorily and that the baby's heartbeat is present.
Detailed scans are currently routinely available in some but not all Scottish maternity units.