Gynaecological and Obstetric Ultrasound and screening in Reading, Berkshire.
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3D / 4D Scans

A 4D scan shows a 3D image of your baby, moving in real time.

 

3D image of foetus at 8 weeks

8 weeks

You can have a 4D scan at any stage of your pregnancy to see how your baby is developing. However, if you are only going to have one 4D scan during your pregnancy, then we would recommend having your scan at around 26 – 28 weeks gestation. At this stage the baby is still quite small in size, but starting to gain weight and develop those lovely chubby cheeks. They are also usually very active at this stage and surrounded by lots of amniotic fluid, which is essential in achieving really clear images of the baby.

3D image of a baby at 16 weeks

16 weeks

If you are carrying twins or a multiple pregnancy, you should try and come in earlier, at around 22 – 24 weeks, to give the best chance of seeing both, or all of the babies. Please let us know if you have a multiple pregnancy when you book as we will need to allow more time and charge an extra £30 for each additional baby.

Depending on the gestation and position of your baby, you will be able to see your baby’s facial features; the shape of their mouth, little fingers and tiny toes. You will also be able to see them moving in real time, drinking fluid, frowning and smiling, yawning, sucking their fingers and kicking their legs. It really is a glimpse into their secret world in your womb.

3D image of a baby at 27 weeks

27 weeks

Don’t worry if you don’t want to know the gender of your baby, we can simply avoid that area and keep the surprise for you.

Have a look through the images on our Scan Images page to see what the baby looks like at different stages of pregnancy.

Our 4D packages are listed below. If you have any questions at all, please get in touch and we will be happy to help you.

 

The Complete 4D Package  £189

  • 30 minute 4D Scan appointment
  • Report detailing baby’s measurements and estimated weight
  • Gender identification if you would like to know
  • DVD recording of your scan
  • Music of your choice*
  • All of your photos on a Future Babies USB Memory Stick
  • AVI movie clips
  • 6 x photos printed in colour
  • 4 x Thermal prints
  • Access to future Little Loyalty Reassurance Scans

All ready to take home on the day, in a Future Babies gift bag

Full 4D DVD Package  £159

  • 30 minute 4D Scan appointment
  • Measurements to check baby’s growth and weight
  • Gender identification if you would like to know
  • DVD recording of your scan
  • Music of your choice*
  • 2 x Thermal prints
  • Access to future Little Loyalty Reassurance Scans

All ready to take home on the day in a Future Babies gift bag

Full 4D Pics ‘n’ Clips Package £159

  • 30 minute 4D Scan appointment
  • Measurements to check baby’s growth and weight
  • Gender identification if you would like to know
  • CD of all your still images
  • AVI movie files
  • 4 x Colour photos
  • 2 x Thermal prints
  • Access to future Little Loyalty Reassurance Scans

All ready to take home on the day in a Future Babies gift bag

Quick 4D DVD Package  £99

(Only available weekdays before 4pm between 24 – 32 weeks)

  • 15 minute 4D Scan appointment
  • Measurements to check baby’s growth and weight if you would like
  • Gender identification if you would like to know
  • DVD recording of your scan
  • Music of your choice*
  • 2 x Thermal prints
  • Access to future Little Loyalty Reassurance Scans

All ready to take home on the day in a Future Babies gift bag

Quick 4D Pics ‘n’ Clips Package  £99

(Only available weekdays before 4pm between 24 – 32 weeks)

  • 15 minute 4D Scan appointment
  • Measurements to check baby’s growth and weight if you would like
  • Gender identification if you would like to know  
  • CD of all your still images
  • AVI movie files
  • 4 x Colour photos
  • 2 x Thermal prints
  • Access to future Little Loyalty Reassurance Scans

All ready to take home on the day in a Future Babies gift bag

Mini 4D Scan £79

(Only available weekdays before 4pm between 24 – 32 weeks)

  • 15 minute 4D scan appointment
  • Wellbeing check of baby’s heartbeat, position and movements
  • Gender identification if you would like to know
  • 2 x Thermal prints
  • Access to future Little Loyalty Reassurance Scans

N.B. The Mini 4D Scan is not suitable for multiple pregnancies.

* Music of your choice : You are welcome to bring your own CD, use one of ours or take advantage of our music download service.

3D/4D Extras

  • Extra Thermal Prints: £3 each
  • Extra Colour Photos: £3 each (only available if your package includes photos)
  • Your images on a Future Babies USB Memory Stick: £7.50
  • Music download service £15 (only available if your package includes a DVD)

 

All prices include VAT

 

Please note: The quality of the 3D images we are able to obtain depends on many factors such as, position of the baby, amount of amniotic fluid in front of the area being scanned and amount of tissue the sound wave needs to travel through ie: Mum’s tummy, placenta, cord etc. If your baby is not in a suitable position during this time and we are not able to obtain any images we will invite you back for one further appointment free of charge. Read our full terms of trading.

Photo Opportunity!
Book any scan with us and receive a £50 voucher towards prints from your photoshoot with, 'Your Family Deserve This', local photographers that specialise in maternity, new born, baby and family photography.
10% Discount on Stem Cell Storage

Book any scan with us and receive a 10% Discount Voucher towards having your baby's stem cells stored with Future Health Biobank. Visit their website to find out more... http://www.futurehealthbiobank.co.uk

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