"Wanted to find out gender before 20 week scan, excellent we will be coming back for a 4d scan"
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What's included:

(All items will be ready for you to take home on the day)
Safe Scan
Diagnostic Ultrasound Scan
Performed by registered qualified obstetric sonographers.
Scan Report
Digital Foetal Assessment Report
Scan Photos
3 x Complimentary Black & White Glossy Photos
Scan Photos
1 x Complimentary Video Clip (Minimum)
Safe Scan
photocloud™ with Digital Download of All 2D Scan Imagery
What's this?
Gender Reveal Scratch Card
1 x Gender Reveal Scratch Card
Gender Evaluation
Gender Evaluation
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Optional Souvenirs

16 Week Gender Scan: Detailed Description

Our experienced sonographer will observe heartbeat, movement, placental site, amniotic fluid volume, and the position of your baby, all of which will be documented in the form of a Digital Foetal Assessment Report. Complimentary gender evaluation is included on the condition that you are at least 16 weeks along on the day of your scan (as defined by your NHS dating scan). Gender confirmation is subject to baby presenting in a conducive position to confirm sex.

Wellbeing Observations Include:

  • Audible Heartbeat
  • Observed Movement
  • Placental Position
  • Amniotic Fluid Volume
  • Position of Baby
  • Complimentary Gender Evaluation*

*Subject to baby’s gestation age and position.

Please note

This gender scan does not include growth measurements. For ultimate peace of mind, you may wish to consider the GenderGrowth&Wellbeing™ option as this includes a more detailed diagnostic evaluation of your baby’s development.
Your scan will be conducted using an abdominal ultrasound probe (external on the abdomen), and it is important to recognise that imagery obtained is derived from the reflection of sound waves passing through your abdomen creating the visual image. The level of diagnostic evaluation and visibility achievable can differ greatly between clients – especially in cases of a high BMI, which can result in poor image resolution.

Secret Gender Option

If you would like our sonographer to keep the gender of your child a secret (e.g. so that you can save the surprise for a gender reveal party) please be sure to select the ‘Secret Gender Reveal Option’ when booking. When this option is selected, we will conduct the first part of your gender scan with the viewing screens turned off to avoid revealing the sex to you and your guests.

The viewing screens will be then turned back on for the remainder of your ultrasound scan. Gender depiction will be documented on the foetal assessment report and an image displaying gender will be supplied on photocloud. A complimentary Gender Reveal Scratch Card will be provided for the purpose of the secret reveal.

Please note

At minimum, you must be at 16 weeks gestation (as determined by your NHS dating scan) for a gender evaluation to be conducted. An ultrasound scan cannot guarantee the sex of your baby with 100% accuracy. However, all scans are performed by qualified and highly experienced obstetric ultrasound sonographers who provide their professional opinion based on the diagnostic imagery obtained.
Digital Foetal Assessment Report
This foetal wellbeing scan package includes a Digital Foetal Assessment Report that confirms:
  • Audible Heartbeat
  • Observed Movement
  • Placental Site
  • Amniotic Fluid Volume
  • Position of Baby
*Gestation Age Evaluation Criteria
Your predicted gestation age should be calculated from the first day of your last period.
  • 1-5 weeks gestation: nothing visible on an ultrasound scan.
  • 6-7 weeks gestation: potential exclusion of ectopic pregnancy, potential visualisation and measurement of foetal pole.
  • 7-13 weeks gestation: yolk sac evaluation, ectopic pregnancy assessment, CRL foetal pole measurement, dating of pregnancy, visual heartbeat and movement, confirmation of single or multiple pregnancy.
Scan Time & Baby’s Safety
Your Gender&Wellbeing™ scan will last for approximately 5 minutes. As an ethical and regulated provider we comply with the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) guidelines, only scanning for as long as it necessitates to achieve the required diagnostic evaluation. Whilst we appreciate longer scan times promoted by other scan companies may seem appealing, the safety and wellbeing of your baby is paramount and should not be compromised.
Referral Procedure to NHS
In the event we identify matters of concern and it is considered a further detailed diagnostic assessment is required, a referral to your NHS GP/Midwife will be provided in accordance with our approved procedures. Referrals to NHS will only be provided when there is justified concern.
Re-Scan Guarantee
In the unlikely event that we are unable to obtain any aspects of the diagnostic evaluation required to fulfil the requirements of the Gender&Wellbeing™ scan, you will be provided with a complimentary re-scan to be performed at a later date in order that we may conclude our evaluation. T&C's apply.
Multiple Pregnancy Surcharge
A multiple pregnancy will require further scan time in order to conduct the detailed assessment of multiple foetus; as such we charge an additional £50 per foetus to account for the extended appointment time allocated.
Sonographers & Regulation
All ultrasound scans are performed by qualified and experienced obstetric Sonographers registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC).
Guest Policy
Due to the sensitive nature of baby scans and potential unexpected findings, we strongly encourage you to consider the purpose of your chosen scan and the appropriate nature of guests in attendance in particular children attending the examination room. We have re-designed our clinic to provide a purpose built private viewing room to accommodate additional guests from which we can appropriately control what is displayed and observed. Our guest policy now permits up to four guests to accompany you into the examination room including ‘where appropriate’ closely supervised children; with a further five additional guests including children (supervised under the age of 16 years) permitted into the private viewing room where they can view your scan on a large screen with audio. (Max 9 Guests across two rooms).
The diagnostic evaluations obtained whilst conducting the EarlyReassure™ scan provide valuable insight into baby’s development and wellbeing, designed to compliment but not replace your NHS Dating/NT (12-14wks). Whilst this scan has a specific purpose, gestation age criteria and defined reporting protocols, our qualified Sonographers have an ethical obligation to highlight, report and refer matters of concern which may be outside the scope/protocols of the performed scan. In some circumstances further NHS evaluation and screening may be required; however the gestation age criteria for such evaluations will be determined by your NHS Antenatal provider.
Pre-Scan Preparation
Arrive with a full bladder as this will assist with magnification of scan imagery. Please do NOT empty bladder prior to scan. Remove any belly piercings in advance of your appointment. We will need to expose your abdomen during the scan, as such please consider wearing a two piece outfit in order that we may respect your dignity.
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