Cervical Length Scan




16 to 40 weeks

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.

What does this scan include?

Perform an internal ultrasound scan to measure and assess the cervix between 16 - 40 weeks gestation.

  • Length measurement of the cervix
  • Assessment for signs of an incompetent cervix where it begins to dilate
  • Babybond wellbeing check and 2D ultrasound b/w prints in sleeve of your baby

Pre-scan Preparation

A trans-vaginal scan with consent.

Need to remove bottom half of clothing so ideally wear a skirt or dress or bottoms that are easy to remove.

Please empty your bladder prior to examination.

Maintain normal medication.

Guide to number of guests

Most clinics can comfortably accommodate 5 guests including children for this scan. If you would like to bring more, please contact your chosen clinic when booking to check how many we can accommodate.

40 Week Guide

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