Baby dating scan kent
The scan will check the heartbeat as well as your baby’s exact age and size.
If you’re experiencing pain or bleeding, or if you’ve had a previous miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy (one in which the foetus grows outside the womb), you might be asked to have a scan between 6 and 10 weeks.
They may also pop some tissue paper around you to avoid getting the gel on your clothes.
Don’t worry if they spill a bit, though, it easily washes off!
We can offer 3d and 4d images of your new baby from as early as 10 weeks gestation.
Our doctors are highly experienced obstetricians and gynaecologists specialising in obstetric & gynaecological ultrasound as well as prenatal diagnosis.
3D and 4D scanning is done routinely at all scans beyond 11 weeks at no additional charge but it is important to remember that as with 2D scanning there are a number of factors such as the stage of the pregnancy, position of the baby, the size of the mother and abdominal wall scarring from previous surgery which may prevent good quality images being obtained.