An endometrial lining scan is an ultrasound to check on the womb lining. The endometrial cells that make up this lining will grow every month and then be shed when you have your period. The endometrial lining should reach its thickest point mid-way through your menstrual cycle, when you are ovulating. We will check the womb lining and measure its thickness during the scan to find out if it is ready for an embryo to implant itself.
The endometrial lining scan is usually performed when you are undergoing fertility treatments such as IVF. Your fertility clinic may refer you for an endometrial thickness scan in order to check that your womb lining is ready for the embryo transfer. The scan can also be performed as part of a fertility assessment as it can help to identify certain types of fertility problems.
During the scan, we will assess the condition of your womb lining and look for any issues such as uterine fibroids that could be affecting your health or fertility. We will also measure the thickness of the endometrium. The endometrial tissue should grow thicker during the first half of your menstrual cycle. It will reach its thickest point at the same time as ovulation so that it is ready for the embryo to implant and grow if you get pregnant. If you don’t conceive, then it will be shed during your period. The endometrial lining measurement will tell us if your uterus is ready for pregnancy.
If you need to arrange an endometrial lining scan in Cheshire, then it’s easy to book your appointment through our online system. The scan will be performed by one of our experienced sonographers, who will be able to check your womb lining and explain the results if you have any questions. Book your appointment now or get in touch if you need advice on the timing of your endometrial lining scan. If you’re having fertility treatment, then your IVF clinic will advise you one when to visit us for your endometrial thickness scan.
' Professional and reassuring 'Helen Campbell
The sonographer was ready as soon as I arrived, and she was extremely calming, personable and professional. The scan and blood test where efficient without feeling rushed and all very easy. These appointments can feel uneasy and make you feel anxious but I felt reassured and in professional hands the whole time
I saw Kate throughout my first pregnancy and am now doing so again with my second. She is absolutely amazing, she explains everything really clearly, and has answered all sorts of bizarre questions and worries I have had. On top of being clinically excellent she is also just the loveliest person and always a pleasure to see.Sarah Elliott
We had the harmony test with the Birth Company and had a reassurance scan with sonographer Kirsty McGarry who was absolutely lovely and really put our minds at rest. We had been scared by our NHS dating scan and left feeling like there was something wrong. We explained the situation and was treated very professionally and with good care. Also speedy appointments also as I had phone in the morning and got an appointment by afternoon. So thankful.Ashley and Tom
Really friendly, efficient service. Great experience overall. Had the Panorama. My appointment was with Kate who was absolutely fantastic. The results came really quickly. Have a comparison with private healthcare elsewhere and must say that The Birth Company was just how I would like to be treated when I pay for medical services - attentively, calmly, friendly, in a pleasant environment that doesn't look like hospital. Top marks!Anna
' Efficient, friendly and always on hand to provide last minute appointments 'Anna s
The Birth Company has been excellent, providing timely scans and blood tests during my IVF treatment abroad. Staff are always friendly and extremely efficient. I would highly recommend coming here.
' Professional and friendly 'Lyndsey Dilla
When I first contacted the Birth Company I spoke to Danielle. She was fantastic. She went above & beyond to put me at easy & make the journey from Kent as stress free as possible. Every staff member that myself and my husband have come into contact with have been approachable, professional and friendly. Kate scanned me the first time and put me completely at easy. Lisa on reception is professional and very approachable. Highly recommended
' Highly recommended 'Emelie
Donald was so lovely! I was so nervous as I have a bad history and he was super quick and confirmed my baby's heartbeat as quickly as he could. He spent time showing me the baby and the anatomy and it was the best money I have ever spent! The reception girls were lovely too - considering they deal with babies day in day out they were super excited for me! Thank you so much one and all! If only I lived in London and could have all my scans with you!
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