See Your Baby Like Never Before with 3D/4D Ultrasound Scans
Using the latest ultrasound imaging technology you will see your baby move, smile and start to recognise their facial features in incredible detail between 24 – 33 weeks of your pregnancy.
Private 3D/4D Ultrasound Scans Available between weeks 24 - 33. Providing you with remarkable 3D images and 4D video of your baby that will really strengthen your bond.
3D/4D baby scans provide you with the opportunity to get to know and see your baby in a way that isn’t possible during the earlier stages of your pregnancy. With 3D/4D ultrasound technology, we will be able to check in on your baby by evaluating their real time movements, all the while, strengthening your bond as a parent by providing you with an amazingly detailed look at your baby’s face, eyes, nose and mouth. In 3D/4D, you may even catch your little one sucking their thumb.
UltraScan, reassures expecting parents as early as possible and as often needed to help nurture that unbreakable bond between you and your baby in our relaxed and comfortable state-of-the-art private clinic.
1 What will I see?
At 24 weeks your baby is approx 8 ½ inches and their features become more prominent at this stage of pregnancy due to rapid weight gain in preparation for birth.
Using 4D baby scan medical imaging software we are able to blend thousands of 3D images to create a video of your child from within the womb, this is the time when you may get to see your child smiling, waving or sucking on their thumb. It will also be a time at which you should be able to see in great detail, the facial features of your baby.
2 When can I get a 3D/4D scan?
We recommend having a 3D/4D Baby Scan between 24 weeks and 33 weeks gestation as babies’ facial features become more apparent.
We regularly obtain amazing 3D/4D images up to 36 weeks gestation but babies begin shifting for birth around this stage of pregnancy which can make obtaining images slightly harder and if a repeat is needed there is a very slim chance of us obtaining images at 37/38 weeks gestation.
3 What are the benefits?
We believe that 3D/4D baby scans can help both parents develop an early bond with their baby, similarities of facial features between parents and child can generally be seen from 24 weeks pregnant.
The 3D/4D ultrasound imaging method allows you to see your baby like never before. You’ll see your baby’s facial features and even video of him/her moving. You might even catch them sucking their thumb, waving or smiling.
Please visit us on our Facebook or Instagram pages to see some amazing 3D scan images we’ve captured at UltraScan and some before-and-after comparisons between the 3D imaging of the baby and a photo of them after they’re born – it’s pretty magical!
3D/4D are not included in standard maternity hospital practices. Why miss an opportunity to get to see your baby smiling for the first time?
4 What can I expect on the day?
When you arrive at UltraScan you will be greeted by one of our amazing receptionists.
Our receptionist will give you a short form to fill out to collect some basic information like your name, contact details and date of birth.
For that extra special touch you can upgrade your 3D/4D scan package to include our Heartbeat Teddy Bears before your scan.
Once your form is complete, your sonographer will call you into the scan room to begin your ultrasound scan which will last approximately 15 minutes.
Each client will be allowed 2 adult guests per appointment or 1 adult and 1 child.
Our scan rooms are equipped with large medical-grade LED screens & surround sound to allow you to see and hear your babies heartbeat at your scan.
After your scan you can select your favourite scan images from our touchscreen displays and have them printed on our professional grade photo printer and emailed or sent via Whatsapp to allow to immediately share with family and friends.
Our 3D/4D Baby Scans Include
The price of our 3D/4D ultrasound scan is
Price for Twins €165
Here’s what some of our lovely clients had to say about their 3D/4D Baby scans
Went for a 3D/4D scan today and had the best experience ever. Everyone was extremely welcoming and made me feel like my baby was the most important baby in the world. My sonographer Kevin was amazing he was incredibly patient and helpful and made sure to get the best images and videos possible for me. I’d recommend for anyone to go here it’s an unforgettable experience and I couldn’t be more grateful for all of those who made my day so special. The price is incredible for the amount of photos you get and it’s something I will have forever of my baby.I would like to recommend everyone to do their scans with ultrasound pregnancy scan for better results. Thanks team once again 🙂
Excellent service. We got our 3D scan at 29 weeks and the images were absolutely perfect. Both the sonograper and receptionist wore so lovely and made sure to get the best photos. Definitely recommend here 🌟
Had my first 3d/4d scan at 27w 4 days yesterday. It was such a magical experience. The sonographer (kevin) was a gentleman and did everything possible to make my little bub show their face as they were very stubborn putting hands in the way… I was so happy with the images and got some lovely keepsakes even a recording of baby’s heartbeat in a Teddy bear to treasure. All the staff were lovely and the lady in reception was so kind and helpful in regards to choosing photos. Myself and my partner had a wonderful experience
I had my early scan and 3D/4D scan, can’t recommend them enough it was amazing. I have a very stubborn baby that wouldn’t let us get a look at his face and they brought me back for repeats and made sure I got the best pictures. staff are so lovely and make you
Heartbeat Teddy Bears Now Available
Did you know you can add one of these heartbeat teddy bears to any of our baby scans from 14 weeks onwards? Heartbeat teddy bears are only €35. Just let us know on the day of your scan and we’ll record your little one’s heartbeat for you to take home and snuggle. Our heartbeat teddy bears are the perfect keepsake!
(Only available on the day of your scan)
A 3D/4D baby scan at Ultrascan costs €115. Twins cost €165.
On average most scans are 15 minutes, early scans are typically shorter due to babies size. Please allow 30 minutes on the day for the full experience from start to finish.
Clients should try to arrive 5 minutes before appointments to fill out forms. We are extremely busy and unfortunately, if someone misses their allotted time we will not be able to see them and you will have to rebook a new appointment.
The 3D/4D ultrasound imaging method allows you to see your baby like never before. You’ll see your baby’s facial features and even a video of him/her moving. You might even catch them sucking their thumb, waving or smiling.
Please visit us on our Facebook or Instagram pages to see some of the amazing 3D scan images we’ve captured at UltraScan and some before-and-after comparisons between the 3D imaging of the baby and a photo of them after they’re born – it’s pretty magical!
Generally, from 24 weeks pregnant onwards there is sufficient fat under the skin to allow facial features to be seen.
At 33-36 weeks gestation the baby will often begin to shift in preparation for birth and it can become more difficult to obtain clear ultrasound images.
How much you see of your baby during the 3D/4D ultrasound will really depend on the way the baby is positioned. If your baby is facing outwards and there is sufficient fluid surrounding their little face, then you will be in luck.
If at the beginning of the scan your baby is facing away from the transducer, our sonographer may suggest you have a cold drink, talk to your baby or gently massage your abdomen.
These strategies may help to encourage your baby to move into another position and allow us to get the clear images you were hoping for.
With UltraScan you can have your images and videos sent to you via Whatsapp or email. This enables you to share them easily and download them for safekeeping.
You will receive 5 glossy small photo prints and your two favourite scan pictures professionally printed in 6”x4” photos.
Each client will be allowed 2 adult guests per appointment or 1 adult and 1 child.
Yes, you can purchase an UltraScan gift voucher by calling us on (01) 429 5710. This makes a great gift for any mother-to-be.
Yes but from 33-36 weeks gestation the baby will often begin to shift in preparation for birth and it can become more difficult to obtain clear ultrasound images.
Our policy is to allow clients to return for a complimentary repeat 3D/4D scan if the baby is not in an optimal position on first attempt but once over 33 weeks gestation the probability of the baby moving to an optimal position is greatly reduced for the repeat appointment.
We have obtained excellent images right up to 36 weeks gestation but this cannot be guaranteed and we have a no refund policy and would be entirely at client’s discretion to book after 33 weeks gestation.
Having a 3D ultrasound scan is a very similar process to having a 2D ultrasound. Although the procedures are similar, there are different levels of technology used to produce our 3D scan images. During a 3D scan, thousands of still images of your baby are taken at once through sound waves. They are then translated by medical software into 3-dimensional images which are almost as clear as a real-life photograph once the baby is in optimal position and clients are sufficiently hydrated in the days leading up to their scan.