Where to get a Pregnancy Scan in Dublin

Whether you’re trying to date your pregnancy, checking the size of your baby or just looking for some peace of mind, booking a private pregnancy scan can be a reassuring and convenient option.

Parents in Dublin are now faced with a wide choice of clinics and packages for keeping an their baby’s progress. Here’s our handy guide.

Babyscan

Overview:
Babyscan aims to offer a convenient and welcoming alternative for busy parents, with plenty of evening and weekend slots, and the flexibility to make late bookings.

Services range from early pregnancy scans (€99) to 3D/4D scans (€180), and they’re always happy to scan for reassurance or bonding with your child.

Location and opening hours:
The Orwell Clinic, 170 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6
Opening hours: Mon 9am – 1pm; Tue 2pm – 5pm; Weds – Fri: 9am – 1pm; Sat: 9am – 2pm.

The Plaza Clinic, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin
Opening hours: Mon 2pm – 6pm; Tue 6pm – 9pm; Weds: 11am – 3pm; Thurs: 4pm – 8pm; Fri: 2pm – 6pm; Sat: 9am – 6pm; Sun: 11am – 4pm.

Contact info:
Website: babyscan.ie
Phone: 01 2897605
Email: info@babyscan.ie

 

The Ultrasound Suite

The Ultrasound Suite focuses on providing high-quality diagnostic ultrasound at affordable prices, including nuchal fold screening. They also offer a combined wellbeing and 3D/4D scan, so that the bonding experience is backed up by good medical assessment.

Prices start at €99 for a first trimester scan, with a full 3D/4D scan costing €180.

Location and opening hours:
Grafton Clinic, Grafton Street Medical Centre, 34 Grafton Street, Dublin 2
Opening hours: Weds 8.30am – 5pm

Bray Clinic, Bray Women’s Health Centre, Bri Chualann Court, Adelaide Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Opening hours: Mon and Thurs: 3pm – 9pm; Tuesdays and Saturdays: 9am – 3pm; Fridays: 1pm – 9pm.

Contact info:
Website: theultrasoundsuite.ie
Phone: 01 276 1522 (Bray) / 01 671 2122 (Grafton)

 

Babycheck

Overview:
Babycheck offer high-quality fetal ultrasound, using the most up-to-date equipment, with early dating scans starting at €125.

Parents can purchase money-saving scan packages to take them though their whole pregnancy. For example, a first trimester scan, fetal anomaly and gender scan in the second trimester and 3D/4D scan in the third trimester cost €550 together, representing a saving of €80.

Location and opening hours:
Charter Medical Group, Smithfield Market, Smithfield, Dublin 7
Opening hours: not published.

Contact info:
Website: babycheck.ie
Phone: 01 6579000
Email: cmdi@alliancemedical.ie

 

Merrion Fetal Health

Overview:
Merrion Fetal Health is a consultant-led service which aims to be a centre of excellence in prenatal scanning. It is located in the National Maternity Hospital, but is open to anyone who wishes to use its services. It can refer patients into the maternity hospital’s care if they wish.

As well as standard scanning services (starting at €95 for an early pregnancy scan), they also offer the Harmony non-invasive prenatal tests (for Down syndrome and other chromosomal conditions). Third and subsequent scans receive a loyalty discount of €30.

Their website includes a useful pregnancy diary that keeps track of your baby’s progress, and offers advice on diet for optimal fetal health.

Location and opening hours:
National Maternity Hospital, 60 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2
Opening hours: not published.

Contact info:
Website: merrionfetalhealth.ie
Phone: 01 663 5060
Email: info@merrionfetalhealth.ie

 

Ultrasound Dimensions

Overview:
Ultrasound Dimensions provides a high-quality scanning service in a community setting. Speed is of the essence here: their fast service means that you bypass long waiting lists, and they deliver your scan results to you and your doctor within 48 hours.

Prices start from €95 for an early pregnancy or gender scan.

Location and opening hours:
21 Main St. Blackrock Co. Dublin
Opening hours: 9am – 9pm, 7 days a week.

Contact info:
Website: ultrasound.ie
Phone: 012100232
Email: info@ultrasound.ie