You can get a private early pregnancy scan at 6 – 12 weeks. By 6 weeks the doctor should be able to see your babys heartbeat on the ultrasound scan.
Can I ask for an early pregnancy scan?
A pregnancy can be seen on scan from as early as 6 weeks from the first day of your last period (LMP). We should be able to see a heartbeat from 6 weeks. If you are unsure of your dates or have irregular cycles we do ask that you have a scan two weeks after your first positive pregnancy test.
Is it worth having a private early scan?
Early reassurance scans are a fantastic way to confirm your gestation period and get a rough estimate of your babys due date. Providing that you are at least six weeks into the pregnancy, the sonographer will be able to take measurements of the baby, from the crown to the rump.
Can early scan cause miscarriage?
There is no evidence that having a vaginal or an abdominal scan will cause a miscarriage or harm your baby.
How early can you have a private scan?
You can get a private early pregnancy scan at 6 – 12 weeks. By 6 weeks the doctor should be able to see your babys heartbeat on the ultrasound scan. The heartbeat will be visualised and not heard at this stage. Any earlier than this and it will be hard to properly detect your baby on the scan.
What is the cost of a private Ultrasound?
The private scan prices reported online by Private Health in London and mainly in Harley Street where we are located ranging from £180 to £400 with an average price of £327 for the private abdominal scan.