Common examples for having this ultrasound scan are:
See our FAQ page if you would like to know more about any of our scans.
*If you choose not to have a trans vaginal scan we may be able to complete the scan trans abdominally however please note that results may not be as accurate.
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 do not empty your bladder before the examination.
For a trans abdominal scan please arrive with a full bladder and do not empty your bladder before the examination. We suggest you drink at least 0.5ltr (1 pint) of clear fluid 1 hour before your appointment time. Milk and fizzy drinks are not recommended.
Maintain normal medication.
All of our first line ultrasound scans are optional. You must be at least 16 years old and you should have no existing medical condition or treatment pending that relates to the scan you are booking. If you are in any doubt about having any type of scan, you should consult your GP.
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