Nuchal Translucency Scan/ First Trimester Scan

A Nuchal Translucency Scan  is carried out from 11 - 13 weeks and six days. The scan is usually performed transabdominally. The aims of this particular scan are to date the pregnancy accurately, to diagnose multiple pregnancies, to diagnose major fetal abnormalities, to diagnose early miscarriage and to assess the risks of Down's Syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities.

 

We also specialise in obstetrics care. Our aim is to enable prospective mothers to have a positive and reassuring pregnancy experience. We are committed to promoting an environment of high quality, patient centered, safe care throughout the pregnancy. We aim to provide you, and your partner, a reassuring environment to discuss your needs, enabling you to be more confident during this emotional and important time. We provide pregnancy care of a type that is tailored to the needs of each woman. We perform pregnancy scans by the fetal medicine consultant with extensive counselling. 

 

We provide up to date services such as noninvasive prenatal testing (Harmony Test) for the diagnosis of Down’s Syndrome. Having completed an MSc degree at UCL with distinction in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine. Miss Berrin Tezcan, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, will provide you a comprehensive counselling about the chromosomal abnormalities and genetic syndromes and will interpret the results of your blood test.