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4D Ultrasound Scans

Ultrasound imaging and pregnancy scans

See your baby in a 4D video with Ultrasound Plus. Our team specialises in offering ultrasound scans to provide you with a sneak peek of your baby’s face. We deliver 3D and 4D foetal ultrasound scan packages, allowing you to select the best option for you and your baby. Our use of high-frequency sound waves enables you to see your foetal growth and even hear your baby’s heartbeat. 

So, what’s the difference between a 3D and 4D ultrasound scan? Quite simply, 4D baby scans give you more of a detailed view of your baby moving around in real-time, while 3D scans offer lifelike still images of your baby. Neither type of scan is harmful to you nor your baby, as the intensity doesn’t differ from a 2D scan. Despite this, you’re given a much greater insight into your baby’s development.

All our 4D baby scans are performed by professional sonographers who have extensive obstetric scanning experience. We recommend that you pass any notes made during your scan on to your GP/healthcare provider to ensure a healthy pregnancy all around. For example, if we believe your estimated foetal measurements are below what we would expect, or if we notice other abnormalities, we will share our findings with you. 

Ultrasound scans are an excellent way for us to use ultrasound imaging to check on your baby’s size, provide a well-being check, and create a window to your womb. Additionally, a 4D HD scan makes the perfect gift for any expecting parent. 

Why not visit one of our 4D ultrasound clinics? You can book a 4D ultrasound scan in London, Brentwood, Birmingham, Watford, Leicester, and Kingston upon Thames. 

What is a 4D ultrasound scan?

Our team at Ultrasound Plus always makes sure our scan room is comfortable, and you won’t feel rushed. Once you’re comfortable, we’ll measure the baby’s growth and compare this to the standard expectations, which will determine their gestational age. Similarly, we’ll measure the baby’s foetal weight at current gestation, identify the baby’s position, and confirm their gender upon request. Please remember that should anything come up through the ultrasound imaging or 4D ultrasound, we will make sure to explain it to you so that you can discuss this with your midwife or doctor before the birth.

Book now or email for more information about this scan.

Only from £89.00

(Includes booking deposit of £20)

*Please Note for Multiple Pregnancies, there is an additional charge of £25 added to your package

Choose your 3D/4D ultrasound package

The 3D/4D ultrasound scan price varies depending on which package you opt for.

Topaz 3D Baby Scan


Sapphire 4D Baby Scan


Emerald 4D Baby Scan


Additional extras

A6 2D B/W Image

2D Keyring

2D Fridge Magnet

Heartbeat Bear

Baby scan glitter frame

Boy/Girl glitter frame

Boy/Girl glitter frame with 2D/3D Image

Confetti Cannon

What happens if my baby does not pose for the 3D/4D scan?

It can be difficult to get the baby in precisely the right place, especially for a 4D scan. It may take a couple of attempts for your baby to position themselves in the optimal pose. If your placenta is sitting at the front of your womb, unfortunately, this can affect the view of your baby’s face. Despite this, our team will always try our hardest to get the best scan for you.

We may ask you to take a short walk or go and get a drink, as this can persuade your baby to move to a more favourable position. If for whatever reason, we are unable to complete the scan on the day, we will invite you back at a later date to have the 4D scan performed again.

Only from £89.00

(Includes booking deposit of £20)

*Please Note for Multiple Pregnancies, there is an additional charge of £25 added to your package

4D Scan FAQs

We strive to be as accurate as possible at the Ultrasound Plus clinics. Our foetal weight analysis is an estimate based on various measurements taken during your 4D scan. These create a guideline for your baby’s weight at current gestation.

If you’re wondering when to have a 4D scan, we recommend having a 4D ultrasound between 24 and 36 weeks. So, you can have a 4D scan if you’re over 33 weeks; however, the best pictures are taken between 27 and 32 weeks.

To obtain the clearest 4D footage of your baby, you must have plenty of fluids in your system. Just don’t come with an empty bladder, especially if baby’s head is down or have an anterior placenta.

We have a team of specialist sonographers with years of experience who will conduct your 4D scan. Feel free to ask them questions at any time.

If you have hospital notes from previous appointments, please bring them to your 4D ultrasound scan. This will help our sonographers decide whether a referral is necessary.

Yes, you do. Our private 4D ultrasound scans are designed to complement your NHS scans, not replace them.

If the sonographer conducting your scan determines that you require a referral for further treatment, you will be responsible for notifying your GP/healthcare provider.

We can accommodate up to four guests during your 4D ultrasound scan. Seeing your baby is a special moment that you want to share, so don’t worry. Please let us know if you plan to bring guests or children with you so we can prepare.

“We have now had 3 scans at the Brentwood branch, and the staff are lovely! This has been our favourite private clinic.. the sonographer Teresa is lovely, she explains everything in so much detail and doesn’t rush through the scan! No doubt we will be back again before our baby comes.”

Hayley Kitt