You and up to 3 guests are encouraged to wear a mask or face covering when attending appointments at Ultrasound Direct clinics, in line with the NHS and UK government guidance for enclosed spaces.
Available to women from 16 years of age.
This ultrasound scan is recommended especially for women with a history of late miscarriage, multiple pregnancy or have previously had surgery on the cervix. It is performed trans-vaginally to obtain optimum clarity and results and can be part of a monitoring process for premature labour prevention.
All scans are performed by a qualified Sonographer with diagnostic scanning experience.
Perform an internal ultrasound scan to measure and assess the cervix between 16 - 40 weeks gestation.
A trans-vaginal scan with consent.
Need to expose lower part of abdomen so ideally wear 2 piece garments i.e trousers or skirt and top.
Please empty your bladder prior to examination.
Maintain normal medication.
In the event of unexpected findings: we will offer clear advice on the next steps available to you and will offer to contact the local hospital on your behalf.
Should you receive bad news in your scan you are welcome to take time in private in our clinics to process the news and gather your thoughts before leaving: we never want you to feel rushed.
We use the latest and safest technology to transfer your images to your device so you can share them with loved ones as soon as you leave the clinic