Promotional material: Early pregnancy scan: brief description

Public Health England

February 15
09:48 2021


This publication explains to pregnant women:

  • the purpose of the scan
  • what will happen in the scan room
  • procedures after the scan
  • what happens if a problem is found or suspected
  • what will happen if the scan 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 1 January 2010
Last updated 15 February 2021 +show all updates
  1. Minor changes to the wording on use of personal information (at the end of the publication).

  2. Updated information sheet following programme review.

  3. Updated copyright and use of personal data statements.

  4. Updated and rebranded leaflet artwork.

  5. First published.

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