Mid-Pregnancy Anomaly Scan
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Mid-Pregnancy Anomaly Scan

Mid-Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan checks fetal development between 18-21 weeks.

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Mid-Pregnancy Anomaly Scan

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Cost of a Mid-Pregnancy Anomaly Scan

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Insurance Coverage for a Mid-Pregnancy Anomaly Scan

Insurance Coverage

The cost of Mid-Pregnancy Anomaly Scan may be covered by private health insurance plans, depending on the specifics of the policy. Check with your insurance provider to understand what is covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Anomaly Ultrasound Scan?

An Anomaly Ultrasound Scan is a mid-pregnancy diagnostic procedure that examines the fetus and uterus to detect any potential abnormalities.

How is the Anomaly Ultrasound Scan performed?

The scan is performed using a handheld probe that passes over the abdomen, creating images of the baby on an ultrasound screen.

What conditions can the Anomaly Ultrasound Scan detect?

The scan can detect various fetal abnormalities, genetic syndromes, placental issues, and maternal pelvic pathology.

Do I need a doctor's referral for an Anomaly Ultrasound Scan?

No, you do not need a doctor's referral for an Anomaly Ultrasound Scan. Self-referral is possible through platforms like Odycy.

How long does the Anomaly Ultrasound Scan take?

The scan typically takes between 20 to 40 minutes.

Is the Anomaly Ultrasound Scan covered by insurance?

Coverage varies by policy, so it's important to check with your insurance provider. Self-pay options are also available.

What should I expect during the Anomaly Ultrasound Scan?

You can expect a comfortable experience with a sonographer applying gel to your abdomen and using a probe to capture images.

When will I receive the results of my Anomaly Ultrasound Scan?

Results are usually shared immediately after the scan by the sonographer.

Are there alternative imaging options to the Anomaly Ultrasound Scan?

Yes, alternative imaging options such as MRI or CT scans may be recommended based on symptoms and require a doctor's referral.

Further Information

Scan Procedure

The Anomaly Ultrasound Scan is carried out in a dimly lit room to get good images of the baby. The sonographer passes a handheld probe over your abdomen, and a black and white image of the baby will appear on the ultrasound screen.

Preparation for the Scan

There are no specific dietary restrictions or clothing guidelines for this scan. You'll be asked to lie on a couch, lower your skirt or trousers to your hips and lift your top to your chest so your abdomen is exposed.

What to Expect on the Day

The scanning procedure is generally comfortable and takes about 20 to 40 minutes. The sonographer applies a gel on your tummy to ensure good contact between the probe and your skin.

After the Scan

After the scan, you can resume your normal activities. The sonographer will be able to tell you the results of the scan at the time. If any condition is found or suspected, the sonographer may ask for another member of the team to take a look or request further tests.

Alternative Imaging Options

Other imaging options, such as MRI or CT scans, may be suitable based on symptoms and the consultant's decision. However, these alternatives typically require a doctor's referral.

Additional Resources

For further information or support related to the Mid-Pregnancy (Anomaly) Ultrasound Scan, you can refer to resources provided by the NHS or other reputable health organizations.

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