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Book Your Baby Scan

Dr. Penman knows how important it is to you to be reassured about your baby’s health and wellbeing, as well as have good baby scan images as keepsakes. Dr. Penman offers a safe, inclusive environment where you are free to ask any questions you may have about your pregnancy and baby.

Fetal Medicine UK - Book a Reassurance Scan

Reassurance Scan – £90

6-11 weeks

Viability (and reassurance) of the fetus. This scan confirms the presence of a heartbeat, the position of the fetus, confirm the number and an estimate of delivery date.

Fetal Medicine UK - Book a Nuchal Scan

Nuchal Scan with Gender – £135

11 weeks+1 day to 13 weeks+6 days

This scan looks at the nuchal translucency and nasal bridge for any abnormalities.
(If you want gender also please do not book until you are at least 12 weeks

Fetal Medicine UK - Book a Harmony Test

Harmony Pre-Natal Test Up to 11 wks £425

From 11 weeks + 1 day £450

Harmony Non-Invasive Prenatal Test
This can be performed from 10 weeks and involves taking a blood sample along with a baby scan. The blood sample is sent for testing and will detect 99% of abnormalities. The price includes all laboratory fees. If you would like to know more, look at the page dedicated to Harmony. The result comes back in 5-7 working day

Fetal Medicine UK - Book an Early Growth scan

Early Growth Wellbeing Scan – £135

From 14-19 weeks+6 days

This scan checks growth of the baby, liquor volume, movement, and placental position. This scan does also note gender but this is a result of the medical scan performed and not the reason for doing this scan.

Fetal Medicine UK - Book an Anomaly Scan

Anomaly Scan – £185

20-24 weeks

Checks all structures, including heart chambers, brain, head circumference, length, liquor volume etc.

Fetal Medicine UK - Book a late growth scan

Late Growth/Wellbeing Scan – £165

24-35 weeks

The scan checks the growth, weight, liquor volume, blood dopplers for flow through the umbilical artery.

Fetal Medicine UK - Book a nuchal scan for twins

Twins Nuchal Scan with Gender – £185

11 weeks+ 1 to 13 weeks +6 days

This scan looks at the nuchal translucency and nasal bridge for any abnormalities.
If you want gender also please do not book until you are at least 12 weeks. 

Fetal Medicine UK - Book a Harmony test for twins

Twins Harmony Pre-Natal Test – £525

Harmony Non Invasive Prenatal Test
This can be performed from 10 weeks and involves taking a blood sample along with a baby scan. The blood sample is sent for testing and will detect 99% of abnormalities. The price includes all laboratory fees. If you would like to know more, look at the page dedicated to Harmony. The result comes back in 5-7 working days.
Please note this is the Harmony Scan for TWI

Fetal Medicine UK - book an early growth scan for twins

Twins Early Growth Wellbeing Scan – £185

From 14-19 weeks+6 days

This scan checks growth of the baby, liquor volume, movement and placental position.This scan does also note gender but this is a result of the medical scan performed and not the reason for doing this scan.

Fetal Medicine UK - book an anomaly scan for twins

Twins Anomaly Scan – £235

20-24 weeks

Checks all structures, including heart chambers, brain, head circumference, length, liquor volume etc.

Fetal Medicine UK - book a late growth scan for twins

Twins Late Growth/Wellbeing Scan – £215

24-35 weeks

The scan checks the growth, weight, liquor volume, blood dopplers for flow through the umbilical artery. 

Fetal Medicine UK - book a Rainbow (post miscarriage) scan

Rainbow Scan – £100

This scan is for post-miscarriage to check that everything has recovered back to normal before trying for another pregnancy. Please do not book this scan if you want to discuss recurrent miscarriage

Who can I contact for more information?

Helen, Dr. Penman’s PA, can answer any questions you have about Dr. Penman’s scans.
She can help you decide which scan is right for you, as well as help you book or change a scan. 

To contact Helen please call 07880 701732 or visit our contact page.

Who performs the scans?

Dr. Penman, Consultant Fetal Medicine Specialist, performs the scans.  

Dr. Penman has over 25 years of experience as a Consultant Gynaecologist and Fetal Medicine Specialist. He has a fully private baby scan and gynaecology clinic based in Kent, England, and specialises in numerous areas, including prenatal screening and diagnosis of fetal abnormalities, recurrent miscarriage, and infertility.

 Dr. Penman will conduct the scan and will explain all the findings and results to you during your appointment. You can ask him any questions about your pregnancy and baby.

How long are the scans?

Appointment times vary, but usually, they take around 20-30 minutes.

The actual scan is usually around 5-10 minutes. 

When you arrive at the therapy centre  you will be welcomed by a member of the staff who will check you in and let Dr. Penman know you have arrived. The time you have booked for your appointment is the time you will be seen – there are no waiting times when you book to see Dr. Penman privately. 

Dr. Penman will come to greet you and show you to the scan room where he will take your medical history and conduct the scan. Throughout the scan, Dr. Penman will point out details on the screen to you. He will explain what he sees and answer any questions you may have about your pregnancy and baby.