Fetal anomaly screening: 18 to 20 week scan tear-off pad

This document explains the 18 to 20 weeks ultrasound scan and includes a form for the ultrasound practitioner to fill out after the scan.


Having an 18 to 20 weeks screening ultrasound scan?

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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.

Published 1 January 2010