What is a Presentation scan?
Presentation scan is performed any time between weeks 35 to 40 of pregnancy in order to establish the baby’s position in the womb and prepare for the delivery. Presentation scan will include the Growth scan and assess your baby’s development, measure the head, abdomen and limbs, in particular, plotting it against the growth charts. This helps us estimate your baby’s weight at birth.
We will also look at the position of placenta, the amount of amniotic fluid and will assess baby’s movements.
Presentation scan will examine the baby’s position as the delivery date approaches, in order to check whether the baby might be in a breach position.
This is particularly important when planning your delivery and making appropriate arrangements.
How is the Presentation scan performed?
This is an external ultrasound examination, with an ultrasound probe gently gliding over your abdomen. It is entirely safe and comfortable for both you and your baby.
What will the scan examine?
- Baby’s position in the womb
- Measurements of baby’s head, abdomen and limbs
- Amniotic fluid
- Placental position
- Any anomalies
What is included?
- Medical report with all the findings
- Free images- 3 black and white images
Is someone available at the clinic to discuss further questions/ concerns after the scan?
Yes, an ultrasound specialist Doctor will be available to talk to if you have additional questions or concerns. We will ask you to show the report to your own Doctor or midwife. We can also provide details of the highly regarded Obstetricians and Fetal Medicine specialists we have been working with for many years, should you need any further advice and care.
What are the preparations for this scan?
No preparations are necessary.
How easy is to book an appointment?
We introduced an easy and user friendly online booking system for your convenience.
We understand the pressures of our fast-lane lifestyles nowadays and strive to meet your busy schedule by offering a fast-track, same day appointments during weekdays and Saturdays, as well as 2 evening clinics on alternate days each week.
Call us now on 020 7935 4417 or 07501 701 701 to discuss your requirements or book online.