Gender Scan


(Inclusive of all fees)

16 to 24 weeks

Available to women from 16 years of age.

Babybond® Gender Scans (sometimes called sexing scans) are the most popular in the UK. Our professional opinion is based on a dedicated protocol using 2D ultrasound for showing parents the sex of their baby from 16 weeks.

Please note that ultrasound cannot provide 100% guarantees.

All scans performed by a qualified Sonographer with obstetric ultrasound scanning experience.

Our Gender Scan Accuracy between 16 and 24 weeks is >99%

Note: Sexing of your baby is complimentary with our Anomaly, Growth, Presentation and 4D Baby Scans.

Pregnancy Scan - Gender ultrasound image

Primary purpose of the scan

Babybond well–being check of fetal heartbeat and movement and professional opinion on the sex of the baby using ultrasound, available from 16 – 24 weeks gestation.


  • 20 minute extended diagnostic appointment
  • Babybond well–being checklist
  • Sexing of baby
  • 2D ultrasound b/w prints in sleeve
  • 4DFREEVIEW™ with 3D ultrasound b/w prints in sleeve


When your baby’s position is not ideal for a gender scan we stop scanning and ask you to take a short gentle walk in the local area.

Pregancy Sacn - Gender ultrasound scan 4DFreeview example

Pre-scan preparation

Need to expose abdomen so ideally wear 2 piece garments i.e trousers or skirt and top.

A full bladder is not normally required for this scan.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose to have a gender scan?

As the name suggests, a gender scan (or sexing scan) will tell you if your baby is a boy or girl, but please note that ultrasound cannot provide a 100% guarantee.

You may want this professional opinion to share with your partner, your family or simply to do the all-important shopping.

Some women find bonding with their baby easier if they know the sex. Some prefer the surprise on their birth day.

What is the difference between diagnostic and non-diagnostic scans?

Any pregnancy scans referred to as "non-diagnostic" should be avoided.

It implies that the (diagnostic) ultrasound equipment is not be being used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines, that the person operating it may not be a health care professional or following their duty of care requirements (i.e. ignoring any incidental findings), may not be professionally insured and are ignoring the fundamental safety guideline set out by the DoH in the UK.

All of our pregnancy scans include a minimum of a well-being check, are carried out by health care professionals who will act upon their duty of care with incidental findings and who can write clinical reports.

Our ultrasound systems are sourced through official channels and are set-up and operated to the manufacturer's guidelines.

What if my scan shows something is wrong or I need help after my appointment?

Very rarely, there may be a problem that is totally unexpected and we are the bearers of bad news.

Never easy to hear, we will ensure you have the time, support and a plan of care arranged. We will continue our course of support for as long as you need us.

If you become concerned about any aspect of your scan, the images and recordings you have taken home or you wish to make a complaint, you can contact the clinic where you had your scan and our staff will discuss any concerns that you may have.

Book your Babybond® Gender Scan now

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