Fetal wellbeing scan, Fetal growth and Doppler evaluation
This ultrasound scan is usually carried at about 32 weeks of pregnancy.
This scan aims to determine the growth and health of the fetus by:
Measurement of the size of the fetal head, abdomen and thigh bone and calculation of an estimate of fetal weight
Examination of the movements of the fetus
Evaluation of the placental position and appearance
Measurement of the amount of amniotic fluid
Assessment of blood flow to the placenta and fetus by colour Doppler ultrasound