Guidance: Fetal anomaly screening: 20-week scan

Public Health England

February 15
09:57 2021


This guide to the 20-week ultrasound scan tells expectant parents:

  • its purpose
  • what the possible results mean
  • what will happen if it cannot be completed

It is also available in plain A4 PDF format to print out for people who cannot access digital information.

Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.

Published 7 May 2019
Last updated 15 February 2021 +show all updates
  1. Minor changes to the wording of use of personal information section (at end of leaflet).

  2. First published.

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