Combined screening test dating scan
They will talk to you in more detail, offer you support and talk about what happens next.
If the scan shows a possible problem, you will be referred to a specialist to confirm findings and where necessary discuss the options available to you.
Some of these tests are best taken before 10 weeks of pregnancy.
These tests can help you find out more about your own health and the health of your baby before birth.These documents explain the procedures for providing the 18 0 to 20 6 week fetal anomaly scan and Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndrome screening in England.See the typical screening programme care pathway for pregnant women screened for fetal anomalies or Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndrome.There is more information in the leaflet ‘Screening tests for you and your baby’.A screening test is a way to find out if there is a lower or higher chance of your baby having a health problem.
Your midwife or doctor can give you more information about these tests and discuss what the results may mean for you.