This publication explains the purpose and procedure for the 18 to 20 weeks ultrasound scan.
The document, for parents to read before a scan, explains:
- what the scan is for
- whether the mother will need to return for another scan
- what will happen in the scan room
- what will happen if a problem is found
Fill out slip
After the scan, the ultrasound practitioner should use the form at the bottom of the leaflet to inform parents about how the scan went.