Many women will have their final ultrasound scan at around 20 weeks and then wait to see their baby until the birth. However, you may want to arrange a later private pregnancy scan at the Cardiac Screen clinic in London. Later scans can be important if there is a chance of any health problems, but they can also be another opportunity for you to see and bond with your baby.
Although most women won’t need to have a scan in later pregnancy, there are some reasons why your midwife or obstetrician may recommend having some extra ultrasounds:
You can also arrange a private pregnancy scan in London at any time if you want to check in on your baby. You don’t need to have a medical reason to do so, as a pregnancy scan can be a great way to reassure yourself or to bond with baby. Ultrasound scans are very safe so there is no need to worry about having extra scans during pregnancy, even if it’s just to take another look at your baby.
The most common reason for having an ultrasound in later pregnancy is to check on the baby’s growth. However, the scan can reveal a lot about your baby’s health. During your private pregnancy scan in London, the doctor or sonographer will be able to check: