At Ascot Radiology, Auckland, we specialise in pregnancy ultrasound. We are also accredited by the Fetal Medicine Foundation screening programme to perform Nuchal scans.
We are lucky enough to have many experts in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology working in conjunction with highly trained and experienced sonographers. We aim to provide expert scanning and counselling through all stages of your pregnancy.
Nuchal Fold Screening
We are accredited in use the world renowned and respected Fetal Medicine Foundation screening programme from London. All of our sonographers/sonologists have been extensively trained and examined in nuchal measurements and nasal bone assessment to gain accreditation. For more information, you can download a copy of our Chromosomal Assessment brochure by clicking on the link to the left.
Fetal Anatomy Scanning (18 – 20 weeks)
We give 1/2 hour appointment times for these scans so that they are not rushed. A thorough explanation during the scan, with a consultation from a specialist is also provided. There is also an option to include a short 4D scan and a printed 3D image, if pre-booked.
A detailed scan of fetal hearts done at 25-28 weeks for suspected heart abnormality.
3rd Trimester Assessments
These scans include Doppler, biophysical profiles, and growth scans.
Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
These are interventional procedures for chromosomal abnormality. For further information, click on the amniocentesis and CVS links in the main menu.
Obstetric ultrasound prices
Early Pregnancy Scans: less than 12 weeks gestation: $50
From approximately 12 weeks onwards you will have the choice of purchasing scans individually, or purchasing the scan package:
- Obstetric scan: Includes still images from your scan, including a DVD: $110 (Twins: $180)
- Pregnancy Ultrasound Package: This should be purchased at the time of nuchal scan (11.5 - 13.5 weeks): Includes nuchal scan, anatomy scan & growth scan/s referred by your LMC, with a DVD and 3D printed image (if possible) of each scan: $330 (Twins: $495)*
Click here for more information on the Pregnancy Ultrasound Package.
Use of cameras and mobile phones in the ultrasound room
Please be aware that it is prohibited to use a camera or mobile phone for the purpose of taking photos or recordings in the ultrasound room during the scan. We thank you for your cooperation.
Obstetric ultrasound is available at our following branches:
- Ascot Hospital
- AUT Millennium
- St Heliers
- Rosedale Road, Albany*
*We have a satellite branch at Kate Sheppard Midwifery, Building 2A, Rosedale Office Park, 331 Rosedale Road, Albany. For appointments here, please phone either: Kate Sheppard Midwifery: (09) 489 1437 or Maternity Associates: (09) 478 1302.
Please note, this is a service for patients of Maternity Associates or Kate Sheppard Midwifery.