3D & 4D Baby Scans St Helens



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We are pleased to announce that we are now able to take bookings for 4D/HD scans. Our primary aim at this time as always is to ensure all is well with mother and baby. So, we are able to offer a 4D/HD add on to our early reassurance and well-being scans.

At this time we are only able to make these bookings over the phone. 01744 610417

The cost will be an additional £20 for both 4D/HD combined on top of either your early reassurance or well-being scan.

How we are managing services during the Coronavirus Pandemic at Take A Peek

Your safety and that of our staff is our utmost priority during the coronavirus pandemic. All ultrasound scanning require close contact between you and the Sonographer, so we’ve implemented new policies, set up protective screens, and followed strict Social Distancing and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) policies at Take A Peek. All this has meant we are now ready to reopen our doors and welcome our customers back in to Take A Peek in a safe and controlled environment.

All of our scans are completed by highly trained and registered healthcare professionals who are experts in obstetric ultrasound. We utilise the very latest generation of ultrasound equipment to ensure we can provide you with the most accurate diagnostic results.

Essential Private Ultrasound Scans

If you're concerned or need reassurance, the following essential scans are available:

Dating Scan from 6 weeks through to 14 weeks to date your pregnancy and check for a heartbeat.

Early fetal reassurance scan from 15-20 weeks – a scan to check on the early development of your baby before your detailed 20 week scan. Fetal gender can be checked but is not the main reason for the scan.

Growth scan for 2nd and 3rd  trimester monitoring from 21 to 38 weeks including weight and fetal gender if required.

During one of our essential scans, if you would like to know the sex of your baby we will to do this for you free of charge provided you are 15 weeks at the time of your appointment.

If you, or any member of your household, have developed any coronavirus symptoms (such as a fever or cough) you must not attend your scan appointment. Please contact us to rearrange your appointment until after the transmission period (usually 14 days).

Infection control and PPE

We are working within Public Health England (PHE) guidelines by ensuring our scan room is deep cleaned between appointments. All of our staff have been provided with PPE and customers will be given a mask upon arrival.

We only have 2 clinic staff in attendance, and have longer appointment slots to ensure social distancing rules apply.

Our social distancing policies are designed to help save lives and protect the NHS:

  • Handwashing facilities for all clients and staff, and alcohol hand sanitiser
  • Providing staff with Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) 
  • Masks available for our customers
  • Wide spacing of chairs in the waiting rooms 
  • Increased cleaning schedules 
  • Complete cleaning of all clinical areas between scan appointments
  • One guest in clinic during appointments, We are unable to accept children at this time

You can book on-line for your essential scans at https://www.takeapeek3d.co.uk/book-now

For the latest advice https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Take A Peek 3D are St.Helens first and only fully diagnostic baby 3D 4D and HD scanning centre. We opened in 2006. Take a Peek 3D is ideally located for Wigan, Leigh, Widnes, Ormskirk, Southport, Blackburn, Chorley, Preston, Bolton, Manchester and Liverpool. We feel our prices are competitive, fair and reflect the quality of care we provide through our 3D/4D baby scans.  Quite simply, we know we are the best at what we do.

We have an excellent reputation, as more than half of our business comes from customer recommendations and from customers that have been to us before. Registered with the Care Quality Commission. We are all fully qualified and registered Sonographers and Midwives, we are registered with our relevent professional bodies.

We will provide you with amazing 3D/4D baby scans, we can show you your baby actually moving around, smiling, yawning, pointing, blinking and sometimes even sulking, whilst you and your family relax in a warm friendly home from home environment.

As well as providing first class 3D/4D baby scans, we can inform you of the sex of your baby if you wish to know from 15 weeks onwards; if not we can keep well away from the area in order to keep it as a surprise for you. Our sexing scans are 99.99% accurate.

Heartbeat Bear

We are the home of the ''Heartbeat Bears". Your baby's heart beat recorded and stored inside a heart beat bear. Bears are available in brown, pink and blue. We have £25 large (40cm) and £15 small (20cm) bears and can be added as an extra to any package

We record the sound of your baby's heart beat during the scan and place the sound module inside the bear for a very special keepsake which you can take away on the day. If you want to keep the sex of baby a surprise for your gender reveal party, we can even gift wrap your bear for you to take away.

We also offer gender reveal balloons and confetti cannons.

Call us on 01744 610419 or book on-line (the link will take you to our new website)