This is when a pregnancy sac is seen correctly within the womb but it is not yet possible to see a fetus with a heartbeat. This may be dependent on how far along you are in your pregnancy but if you are further along in the pregnancy this may mean that the pregnancy has failed.
An Ectopic Pregnancy is when a fertilised egg developed outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. This egg will not develop into a fetus and may cause harm to your health.
A multiple pregnancy is a pregnancy when 1 or more fetus develops, this is known as twins or triplets.
Fetal/ gross anatomy scan
This scan is carried out around 18-22 weeks of your pregnancy, this is done to find the measurements of your baby and the sex.
This ultrasound scan is carried out around 18-42 weeks of your pregnancy. This is done to determine the location of your placenta and how close it is to your cervix.
Dating & Gender scan
This scan will happen around the 12 week mark, to find out how far along you are on your pregnancy, how the baby is developing and also the gender of your baby.
2D, 3D & 4D Ultrasounds
We have 2D, 3D and 4D scans available for our patients. A 2D scan is a black and white image of the baby. A 3D scan gives a still three demential print of the baby and our 4D scan gives a moving image. We recommend coming to a 3D or a 4D scan at around 25-28 weeks, you will be able to see your baby in more detail at this stage.
Colour Flow Doppler
This test is done to check if there is any issues with blood flow of the fetus.