The scan is for women who are concerned about their pregnancy for any reason.A growing baby is a healthy baby so sometimes they are done in a sequence.During this scan we measure the baby's head, abdomen and limbs, and estimate the baby’s weight.
Presence of structural abnormalities can be detected at this stage.
Most expecting mothers find this scan very reassuring in mid pregnancy.
‘Having had previous history of miscarriage, I was fearing this scan however the staff were very comforting and the sonographer was very professional and helpful, will definitely come back for my 3D/4D scan’ 01702 584 940 [email protected] In women with no previous history of preterm birth or other cervical investigations or interventions, cervical length measurements maybe carried out at 20 - 24 weeks In women with a previous history of preterm birth or other cervical investigations, cervical length scans should be carried out every two weeks between 14 - 24 weeks gestation.
The woman empties her bladder and transvaginal ultrasound probe is introduced in the vagina to measure the cervical length.
Each examination should be performed over a period of 2-3 minutes.