Fertility Pelvic Scan
This Fertility Pelvic Scan is to assess the:
endometrium (womb lining)
measurement of follicles (for fertility)
ovulation time estimation
left and right adnexa (pelvic area)
Your Fertility Pelvic Scan
The Fertility Pelvic Scan is
It is a transvaginal (internal) scan performed by one of our qualified sonographers with diagnostic scanning experience.
30-minute diagnostic appointment
internal scan (transvaginal)
same day results
full written report
The scan is performed transvaginally for optimum clarity and results. This means that the sonographer will ask for your consent to insert an ultrasound probe into your vagina.
You will receive a clear written report of your scan results, including online access, that you can take directly to your fertility clinic to help the next steps in your fertility journey. For people over 16 years of age.
What you get with Ultrasound Direct
Preparing for your scan
drink 500ml (1 pint) of clear fluid about 1 hour before your Fertility Pelvic Scan
don’t urinate before your appointment. This is so we can get the best possible images from your ultrasound scan
we’ll need access to your abdomen, so please wear a two-piece outfit (like a top and trousers, or a top and a skirt)
Frequently Asked Questions
On rare occasions we are unable to complete the primary purpose of a scan. For pregnancy scans, this may be due to your baby being in a difficult position, or something else such as overlying bowel gas which can obscure the ultrasound image. If this happens, we’ll book you a free of charge rescan so we can try again! The primary purpose is outlined on each scan webpage.
Absolutely! Every scan at Ultrasound Direct is performed by a fully qualified sonographer whose primary interest is your health. All our sonographers are fully trained and appropriately qualified to perform ultrasound scans. Many of our team also work in the NHS locally.
We are also registered with the Care Quality Commission, an independent regulator, to make sure you always receive the highest possible standards of care.
All our sonographers who take blood for blood tests are phlebotomy trained.
No, you can book your ultrasound directly without any sort of referral. If you have any concerns about your health, it can be useful to have scan results ready to discuss with your GP to reduce any waiting times. An ultrasound scan appointment with us can typically be booked quickly and allows enough time to ask questions too.
We will give you same day results in a clear written report with supporting images. Your scan report will advise you if any further steps are necessary. And if we recommend a medical follow-up with your healthcare provider, we can securely email them a copy of your report at no extra cost.
Your GP can refer you to Ultrasound Direct for a scan via our booking system
No, we will only discuss your scan appointments or results directly with you. With your consent, we can send a copy of your report and images to your preferred healthcare professional.