Sometimes referred to as mid-pregnancy scan, 20 week anatomy scan or anomaly scan is primarily concerned with checking for normal development of your baby’s physical features and internal organs. At this stage all of the baby’s organs are developed and clearly visible.
Anatomy scan is a very detailed examination where special attention is given to certain organs or features in order to detect any anomalies.
We will also examine the mother’s uterus (womb) and placental position.
This is a trans-abdomenal scan, with an ultrasound probe gently gliding over the abdomen.
Yes, an ultrasound specialist Doctor will be available to talk to if you have additional questions or concerns. We will ask you to show the report to your own Doctor or midwife. We can also provide details of the highly regarded Obstetricians and Fetal Medicine specialists we have been working with for many years, should you need any further advice and care.
A full bladder will improve the visibility of the pregnancy by trans-abdominal scan so we recommend drinking up to 4 cups of water one hour before your appointment time.
We introduced an easy and user friendly online booking system for your convenience. We understand the pressures of our fast-lane lifestyles nowadays and strive to meet your busy schedule by offering a fast-track, same day appointments during weekdays and Saturdays, as well as 2 evening clinics each week (appointments after 5pm carry a £20 supplemental charge).