You're pregnant! Scans and tests (BSL)

A range of tests and scans are offered during pregnancy. These can detect a number of conditions or illnesses early.


Chapter 1: Introduction, the benefits of screening tests, screening tests at a glance and your pregnancy your choice


Chapter 2: Screening for blood tests and screening for sickle cell and thalassaemia


Chapter 3: Screening for infectious diseases and screening by ultrasound


Chapter 4: Screening for syndromes, NIPT and diagnostic tests



Chapter 5: What happens to your information and support


Contact us in BSL

Our health information team can help you with any questions about testing and results during pregnancy. You can speak to them using BSL through the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service.

Find out how to use the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service