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Ultrasound - Pregnancy

Ultrasound - Pregnancy

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Ultrasound scans are performed by experienced, UK qualified radiographers and sonographers who will be pleased to talk you through the procedure and show you the images. Our scans are available in Manchester, Liverpool, Stockport, and Newton-le-Willows. When booking your appointment, we'll aim to book you in at the closest clinic to you and at a time convenient to you.

Technology has advanced rapidly in recent years to give expectant parents the chance to see their baby in more detail than ever before and with a number of different scans available there is now something for all stages of pregnancy.

While the NHS offer all women two scans during their pregnancy, you can have peace of mind with additional scans at Pall Mall Medical at any time throughout your pregnancy. 

We can offer the following types of Obstetric scans:

Early dating scan

Available from just 7 weeks instead of the usual 12 weeks. This will give you confirmation that you are pregnant and we can let you know if all is well at this early stage of pregnancy.

Nuchal Scan

Available only from 10 weeks & 6 days - 13 weeks.  A nuchal scan can assess the risk of your baby having Down Syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities. During the scan, you would also give us a blood sample. The results of which would be interpreted and given to you by the sonographer a few days later. 

Reassurance and baby sexing scan

Available from 17 weeks. This scan is to assess how your baby is developing inside the womb, we will check measurements and also the amniotic fluid. If the baby is in the correct position we can also usually provide you with the gender in this scan.

Detailed anatomy scan

Available from 18/19-26 weeks. We will undertake an assessment of your baby's head, brain and face. Chest and abdomen, including kidneys, liver, bladder and heart. Spine, the cord insertion, all four limbs and position of hands and feet. The placental site and fluid surrounding your baby. Also the baby's general growth. It is important to remember that not all abnormalities can be seen at all stages of pregnancy. 

3D and 4D scans

Available from 26 Weeks. 

Growth and wellbeing scan

Available from 28 - 40 weeks. The scans are usually performed to assess your babies development including growth. They are key to establishing that your baby's measurements are within normal range, for both the parents and midwife. 

Presentation scan

Available from 38 - 40 weeks. This scan is used to ascertain the position of your baby close to the delivery date. During the scan, we would also check vital things such as the position of the baby and the placenta, blood flow in the umbilical cord, the amount of amniotic fluid, the baby's heart rate and the measurement of your baby.


Pregnancy scan prices

Scan Type Available Between Weeks Price

Pregnancy - Transvaginal Scan
(With a consultant gynaecologist)

Available from 5 weeks £325

Pregnancy - Early Dating Scan

(Also available with a consultant gynaecologist at £325) 

Between 7 - 12 weeks


Pregnancy - Nuchal Scan  Between 10 weeks 6 days-13 weeks  £180
Pregnancy - Detailed Anatomy Scan  Between 18/19 - 26 weeks £150
Pregnancy - Reassurance and Sexing Scan   From 17 weeks £150
Pregnancy - Growth Scan  Between 30 - 40 weeks £150
Pregnancy - Presentation Scan  Between 38 - 40 weeks £150