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HD Live Scans

We now offer HDlive baby scans at both of our ultrasound clinics, so whether you visit us in Cardiff or in Bristol, you can be sure that your 3D/4D scan will yield exceptionally high-quality imagery!


To give you an idea of just how magical the HDlive experience can be, we thought we'd share a few of the comments that we've received from expectant parents who have tried it for themselves. All of the quotes below are from real people who really attended a 3D/4D scan at a First Encounters clinic and reviewed the experience online, either on our Facebook page or here on our website.
  • Joannah, a lady who recently visited our Cardiff clinic, describes her 4D scan as "an amazing, magical experience", complimenting the welcome she received from our staff before adding that "to see our little baby girl's face was an experience beyond words".

  • "Seeing my granddaughter was an emotional and wonderful experience," says Svonne, a grandmother-to-be who recently attended a scan at our Bristol clinic. Her review goes on to praise the crispness and clarity afforded by our HDlive scanning technology: "The detailing was just so wonderful - I've come away knowing more about what she looks like, and even more excited to meet her!"

  • As Emily - another of our Bristol customers - recently found out, some unborn babies demand a little patience before striking the perfect pose for our sonographer. However, we're all about perseverance here at First Encounters, and we always do our best to get a good shot...even when the star of the show is feeling camera-shy! "Our baby was being cheeky and hiding its face," says Emily in her review, "but the staff were very patient and got some great pictures."

  • A woman named Gail left the following review on our Facebook page after accompanying a pregnant friend of hers to an appointment at our Cardiff branch: "I went with my friend to her scan and it was amazing - we could see everything very clearly. Would definitely recommend to anyone thinking of having a 4D scan, plus the Heartbeat Bears are amazing!
Huge thanks to all the customers who take the time to review their First Encounters experience online - you can view loads more customer comments on our Reviews page. Alternatively, if these testimonials have you itching to see your own child in crisp HDlive footage, please click here to browse our available scan packages.
We recently received a lovely review from an expectant mother who visited our Bristol ultrasound clinic for a 4D scan a few weeks ago.

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Having received a disappointing 4D scan from another provider in the past, this particular lady was at first a little apprehensive about coming to the First Encounters clinic; family issues and a difficult pregnancy added to her pre-scan stress, meaning that our staff had to take extra care to deliver a pleasant and memorable experience.

As usual, though, we were more than up to the challenge, and the customer’s glowing review is testament to the great customer service we provide here at First Encounters Bristol. In her testimonial, the soon-to-be mum praises our clinic staff (“the staff made me feel very relaxed”) and states that she will happily recommend First Encounters to any friends thinking of booking their own 3D/4D scan.

She was also very pleased with the images we were able to capture:

“The baby was being a bit difficult and the staff were very patient. We went in three times and managed to get some lovely photos of her face. We took them straight ‘round to show them to my mother- and father-in-law. They were so happy and amazed to see the photos.”

All of us at First Encounters Bristol would like to extend a huge thank-you to this customer for sending us this review. It’s always immensely satisfying to hear that people are impressed with our services, as we do our very best to deliver top-quality results in a relaxed and stress-free atmosphere.

Browse our scan package options to see what kind of baby bonding experiences we can offer you, or click here to see more details about our clinic in Bristol.

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