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Find out the sex of your baby with our Gender Determination Scan.

2D Gender Determination Scans

Available from 17 weeks+

If you would like to find out whether you’re having a boy or a girl you can have a 2D Gender Determination Scan with UltraScan from 17 weeks of pregnancy.

The accuracy of our gender scan increases when the sonographer gets several different views and spends some time patiently waiting for the baby to get into a good position for the gender to be determined. The accuracy of ultrasound at this gestational age is up to 99% accurate.

You can choose how you find out the results, discuss any preferences with your sonographer at your appointment.

You could choose to have the sonographer tell you immediately, or have it kept a secret to be revealed later.

Check out our Gender Reveal Balloon Package below for a fun way to reveal the news.

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Each Gender Determination Scan Includes...

The price of our Gender Determination Scan is €115 (Twin pregnancy at 18 weeks is €165).

Important Information

Regarding gender determination scans we urge people to make sure they are 17 weeks gestation on the day of their scan. If someone measures under 17 weeks we will not proceed with the scan as per our company policy.

In the case of a twin pregnancy, the recommended gestation is 18 weeks.

Baby’s positioning, high BMI and a twin pregnancy can also affect gender determination on the day.

If we cannot determine gender clients will be brought back 1 week later free of charge.

Please take these points into consideration when organising events around this scan.

Gender Reveal Balloons Package

You can include the Gender Reveal Balloon for an extra €25.

Our Gender Reveal Balloons allow excitement to build on whether your bundle of joy is a boy or a girl. Once you pop the balloon you will be surrounded by pink or blue confetti indicating the results of your baby scan. Before you left UltraScan we filled the balloon with either pink or blue confetti before inflating it with helium. The black exterior ensures that the colour of the confetti cannot be seen from the outside.

*Please Note – Gender reveal balloons are only available to Ultrascan customers on the day of their appointment. Balloons can only be guaranteed to stay inflated for 8 Hours – Please choose a cannon if your reveal is not within 8 hours of your scan.

gender reveal balloons

Each Gender Reveal Balloon Package Includes...

Gender Reveal Confetti Cannon

Did you know we now offer extra large confetti canons These canons are ideal for anyone planning a gender reveal party a day or two after their visit to UltraScan! These are becoming extremely popular amongst our clients as you don’t need to worry about them deflating or bursting.

These Gender Reveal Confetti Cannons are available with our Gender Determination Scan for €15 extra.

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)

heartbeat teddy bears


Most frequently asked questions and answers about gender scans

How much is a Gender Determination Scan?

A Gender Determination Scan at UltraScan is €115 (Twin pregnancy at 18 weeks is €165).

You have the option of adding a Gender Reveal Balloon for an extra €25 or a Gender Reveal Confetti Cannon for an extra €20.

What if I am late for my gender scan?

Clients should try 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.

What happens after my gender determination scan?

With UltraScan you can have your gender scan 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 scan photo prints and your two favourite scan pictures professionally printed in 6”x4” photos.

If you choose the Gender Reveal Balloon Package you will get the balloon to bring home with you, pop it at your leisure to find out your results.

What is a gender reveal balloon?

The Gender Reveal Balloon is a helium balloon filled with either pink or blue confetti, depending on the results of your scan. We secretly fill the balloon with the correct confetti after your scan is done. You bring this home with you to reveal your baby’s gender. This is a great option if you are having a Gender Reveal Party or just want to find out your result in a fun and memorable way.

Can I bring anyone with me?

You can bring two people with you to your appointment.

Can I buy a gift voucher?

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.