Female > Pregnancy > 4D Anatomy (19-22 weeks)


All fees inclusive – Payment taken at time of booking.

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45 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9JF

What is Included?

Consultant radiologist opinion

Same-day results

Available for self-pay or insured

No referral required

Your Ultrasound Checks For:

Physical development of your baby

The womb and placenta

Position of the baby

Amniotic fluid

The baby’s gender (at your request)


1. What is a 4D Anatomy Ultrasound scan?

A 4D anatomy ultrasound scan is an examination performed to assess the physical development of your baby. Performed at the mid-way stage of a pregnancy (19-22 weeks), it is used to examine your baby and his or her organs. An ultrasound scan is reassuring as it is pain free and safe (no radiation is used). This scan assesses the following:

– The Physical development of your baby (including his or her organs – see below for the full list)
– The womb and placenta
– Position of the baby
– Amniotic fluid

The images also help you to plan your choice of delivery.

The ultrasound scan assesses the following of the baby:
The baby’s gender (at your request)
Urinary bladder
Brain and head
Arms and legs
Face (with particular attention to the eyes and mouth)
Umbilical cord

2. 4D Anatomy Ultrasound scan: What happens at my appointment?

This is a pain free examination which lasts for no more than 30 minutes. Here is what happens at your

1. Once you arrive, you’ll be asked to change in to a medical gown (if required) and to remove clothing from your abdomen and pelvic area as well as any jewellery, accessories and other objects which may interfere with the ultrasound examination.

2. You’ll be required to lie flat on your back, the doctor will then apply a water based gel on your abdomen and pelvic area. The gel works alongside a handheld scanning device to create images by helping sound waves pass through the body more efficiently.

3. An ultrasound transducer* head will be pressed against the areas of assessment using gentle pressure in order to get clear images which will be visible in real-time on a display screen for your doctor. * The ultrasound transducer head which sends high frequency sound waves into the body and picks up responding signals.

4. Once your doctor is satisfied with the quantity and quality of images, the gel will be wiped off your skin, you can then get dressed. You may empty your bladder if required, as the examination part is complete.

5. The doctor will discuss the results of the scan with you and provide you with a copy to take home.

Following the examination the images are processed and reviewed by a Consultant Radiologist who will provide your doctor with a report. We endeavour to give both you and your GP access to your results on the same day of your scan.

You can expect the scan to last between 20-30 minutes. Please give yourself plenty of time for your appointment.

As the scan is non-invasive and non-surgical there is no aftercare or recovery requirements so you can go home immediately after your appointment.

3. 4D Anatomy Ultrasound scan: Preparation for the appointment

Please drink approximately 4 glasses of water about an hour before your appointment so your bladder is sufficiently full in preparation for the ultrasound examination.