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Presentation Scan

Fetal presentation Ultrasound scans

When you are looking for a presentation scan, why not come and see one of our qualified sonographer team members? They will be more than happy to offer you a presentation scan; this will determine the baby’s position and if they are in the correct position for birth. During the third trimester, it is essential to check the baby’s position as if they are breached; it can make labour incredibly difficult and mean you need a C-section. Sometimes you can see this during a growth scan or a 4D scan. Ideally, we are looking for your baby to be in the cephalic position, ready for birth.

Our professional sonographers will use an ultrasound probe to check on the baby’s position; the ultrasound scan will determine the placental site, confirm and visualise your baby’s heart, and provide evidence of the presentation. From this presentation scan, we will provide you with a well being assessment report, which can be given to your midwife or doctor at your local hospital.

What does a presentation scan include?

Is the big day just around the corner?

If it is, our Presentation Scan will help get you, and the baby prepared. Presentation scans are available from 37 weeks onward and are particularly useful if there’s any concern that the baby may be breech.

Your placental position will also be identified during the scan, so you’ll know what your body is getting up to in anticipation of the big day. During your scan, images will also be taken, and you will have the option to take these home with you. On some occasions, however, due to the baby’s size at this gestation age, the 2D images you receive with this package may not always be as clear. Depending on where your baby is lying depends on whether you will receive scan photos at all.

All of our scans are performed by qualified sonographers who have extensive experience with pregnancy scanning. They will know what to look for and provide you with the reassurance you need during your scan. Please remember to come with a full bladder to your presentation scan; that is the best way you can get a clear ultrasound.

only £70

(Includes booking deposit of £30)

*Please Note for Multiple Pregnancies, there is an additional charge of £25 added to your package

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What is the purpose of a presentation scan?​

The purpose of a presentation scan from 37 weeks is to confirm your baby’s position and assess whether they are head down or breech. Your placental position will also be identified, and your and your baby’s wellbeing will be assessed.

Any problems identified with either your baby or your pregnancy will be brought to your attention; we are simply looking to check your placenta is ready for birth and your baby is in the correct position for birth.

Our team are skilled sonographers; we can look at your baby, womb and uterus to ensure you are in the correct position to give birth; all of our appointments are carried out by healthcare professionals, if you would like more information, give us a call today. 

Book your Presentation Scan Today

If you are looking for a presentation scan, you have come to the right place; here at Ultrasound Plus, our team can provide the highest quality of care when you come in for measurements and an ultrasound. If you have any concerns, please feel free to contact us today; it is normal to have some worries and questions when pregnant, especially when you are near your delivery date.

Book now or email for more information about this scan; we are proud to offer presentation scans in the following locations; London, Brentwood, Birmingham, Watford, Leicester, and Kingston upon Thames, meaning we are available to a wide range of pregnant women. Give us a call today for further information.

Presentation Scan FAQs

You can expect your presentation scan to last around 15 minutes.
If possible, please drink approximately 1 litre of water, at least 20 minutes prior to the scan. However, if you can drink more, this is advisable as it will make it easier to see the baby.
Your presentation scan will be performed by one of our experienced sonographers who are accredited by either the Health Professional Council, The General Medical Council, or the Society of Radiographers. They also work in the NHS alongside their role within Ultrasound Plus.
If you have any doctors/hospital notes from your pregnancy, please bring these along to your presentation scan as this will assist the sonographer if a referral is needed.
Yes, if your scan indicates anything wrong we will discuss this with you fully and will provide a report you can forward to your GP/health practitioner.
Yes, our services are a complementary service which works alongside the NHS.
We advise all patients to let their GP/midwife know of their intention to have a scan with us. When you arrive at the Ultrasound plus clinic, we will ask you to complete a registration form which will request your GP/midwife details. If your presentation scan shows a need to contact or share any information regarding you or your baby, you are responsible for providing the report to your GP/midwife.
You will need to pay for your Ultrasound Plus scan directly and we will provide you with an invoice. We would advise you to check this with your insurance company first, as any claims made are between the patient and the insurance company.
You are welcome to bring up to five family and friends along to your appointment.
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“We have now had 3 scans at the Brentwood branch, and the staff are lovely! This has been our favourite private clinic.. the sonographer Teresa is lovely, she explains everything in so much detail and doesn’t rush through the scan! No doubt we will be back again before our baby comes.”

Hayley Kitt