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Gender (sexing) scan

Gender scans (sometimes called sexing scans) can be done from 16-34 weeks gestation although they are more accurate from 20 weeks.

What is a sexing scan?

A sexing scan allows you to identify the sex of your baby. For those individuals or couples who desire to know the sex of the baby, ultrasound scan can correctly determine the gender of the baby in about 95% of cases. Gender scans (sometimes called sexing scans) can be done from 16-34 weeks gestation although they are more accurate from 20 weeks.

How is the scan performed?

The scan is performed through an ultrasound scan. When your baby’s position is not ideal for a gender scan we stop scanning and ask you to take a short gentle walk in the local area. In some cases you may also be offered another appointment, free of charge. Our sexing scans are carried out by Consultant Gynaecologists.

How accurate is a sexing scan?

Sexing scans have 95% accuracy.

Specialists offering Gender (sexing) scan

Mr Ashis Sau

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

MBBS, DGO, MD, DNB (India), FRCOG (London)

BMI The Blackheath Hospital

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Miss Sally Watkinson

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

MRCOG MBBS BSc(Hons)

BMI The Blackheath Hospital 1 more BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital

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Mr Ahmed Raafat

Consultant Gynaecologist/Minimal Access Surgeon

MB BCH, MSc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MRCOG

BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital

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Mr Christopher Steer

Consultant Gynaecologist

MD FRCOG

BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital 1 more BMI The Sloane Hospital

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Ms Bhavna Sharma

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

MBBS, MRCOG, RCOG/RCR Diploma in Obstetric USS, Pg Diploma in Medical education

BMI The Blackheath Hospital

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Mr Femi Alaba Eniola

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

MBBS, FMCOG, FWACS, FRCOG

BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital

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