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Nuchal Translucency (NT) Pregnancy Scan + NIPT Blood Test

Nuchal Translucency Pregnancy Ultrasound measures nuchal fold for chromosomal abnormalities.

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Nuchal Translucency (NT) Pregnancy Scan + NIPT Blood Test

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Cost of a Nuchal Translucency (NT) Pregnancy Scan and NIPT Blood Test

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The cost of Nuchal Translucency (NT) Pregnancy Scan + NIPT Blood Test 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 a Nuchal Translucency Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan and NIPT Blood Test?

A Nuchal Translucency (NT) Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan and Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Blood Test are non-invasive prenatal tests performed during the first trimester of pregnancy. They are used to detect potential chromosomal abnormalities in the baby, providing early detection and allowing for early intervention if necessary.

How much does a Nuchal Translucency Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan and NIPT Blood Test cost in the UK?

The cost of a Nuchal Translucency Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan and NIPT Blood Test in the UK can range from £400 to £900. It's important to check with your insurance provider to understand what is covered and what you may need to pay out-of-pocket.

Do I need a referral for a Nuchal Translucency Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan and NIPT Blood Test?

No, a referral is not necessary for these tests. This allows you to book a private appointment for your scan without a referral from a doctor. The process for self-referral is straightforward and can be completed through Odycy's platform.

Further Information

Scan Procedure

The NT scan involves a standard ultrasound procedure, where a small handheld device is moved over the mother's abdomen to produce an image of the baby. The NIPT blood test involves taking a blood sample from the mother's arm.

Preparation for the Scan

No specific preparation is required for these tests. However, it's recommended to wear loose, comfortable clothing for the ultrasound scan.

What to Expect on the Day

The NT scan is painless and takes about 15 to 20 minutes. The NIPT blood test is also quick and relatively painless. There are no known risks or side effects associated with these tests.

After the Scan

After the tests, you can resume your normal activities. The results are usually available within a week and will be communicated to you by your healthcare provider.

Alternative Imaging Options

Other prenatal screening options include the combined test, quadruple test, and amniocentesis. The suitability of these tests depends on your symptoms and the consultant's decision.

Additional Resources

For further information or support related to these tests, you can visit the NHS website or the British Pregnancy Advisory Service website.

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