A Milestone in Pregnancy – The Anomaly Scan

The anomaly scan is a detailed anatomy ultrasound scan of the baby in the womb, performed usually between 18 and 21 weeks of pregnancy, which takes a very close look at baby, all its organs in a systematic way, assessing growth and overall health and wellbeing of the baby.

How to Get the Most Out of Your GP Appointment?

Do you need to see your GP? It’s something we all have to do sometimes, but we don’t always know how to talk to our doctors or make the best use of our appointments. There’s a lot that your GP can do for you, but they’ll be able to do more when you’re well prepared.

What Tests Can I Expect to Have in a Well Woman Screen?

Health screening can include a wide range of tests to assess the risk or status of many conditions. It is important to make the right choice. Many wellness screens cater for different ages and stages in life.

What Happens if a Problem is Detected During the 12 Week Nuchal Scan?

The ultrasound scan that you have between 11 and 14 weeks is often known as the dating scan, because it can be the first chance you get to confirm how long you’ve been pregnant. However, it is also an important part of your antenatal care.

What Will You See During Your Pregnancy Scan?

Seeing your baby on the screen during your private pregnancy scan is often a magical experience, but it can also be a bit confusing or disappointing, especially during the earlier ultrasounds. Read on to find out what you can expect to see when you have an ultrasound at our clinic in London.

What Are the First Signs of Pregnancy?

Missing a period is often the first and most obvious sign that women notice after falling pregnant. However, pregnancy can affect your body in many different ways, even in the first weeks. It is important to be aware of the signs that you might be pregnant so that you can make your first appointment with our private maternity care service in London right away.

What Tests are Performed During a Colposcopy?

A colposcopy is an examination of the cervix that is most often carried out if you have had an abnormal result in your cervical smear test. During a colposcopy, the doctor may perform several different tests in order to identify any abnormal cells and assess the risk of cervical cancer.

5 Common Reactions to Seeing Your Baby On An Ultrasound

5 Common Reactions to Seeing Your Baby On An Ultrasound Having an ultrasound scan can produce all kinds of emotions, from delight to anxiety. In our experience these are some of the things people often feel during their scan:

Should Your Child Have the BCG Vaccination?

The BCG vaccination provides protection against tuberculosis, but it is no longer given to all children in the UK. However, the vaccine is still available if you want your child to have it.

Why Have a 4D Scan During Pregnancy?

If you’ve seen some of the amazing pictures created by 4D ultrasounds, you might be considering arranging an appointment to have one yourself. Having a 4D scan in London is very easy and there are some good reasons to add one of these special ultrasounds to your antenatal care schedule.

Are You Ready for Your Ultrasound?

Ultrasound scans are an important part of your antenatal care, so it is important to know when you should have a scan and how to prepare for the appointment.

A Quick Guide to Caesarean Sections

Although most women won’t need to have a Caesarean section, it is a good idea to learn a little about the procedure while you are preparing to give birth.

Should You See Your GP for Health Screening?

You don’t have to wait until you feel ill to visit your private GP at the Womens Wellness Centre in Chelsea. You can also see your doctor for a check up or screening tests.

What is a Nuchal Translucency Test?

The nuchal translucency (NT) test is an important part of your routine antenatal care. It is a screening test performed during your private pregnancy scan in London that can tell us if your baby is at higher risk of certain disorders. Although the NT test can’t diagnose these conditions for certain, it can help us to decide whether you might need additional tests.

The Healthy Way to Keep Kids Hydrated in Summer

While it’s always good to ensue that your children are drinking enough, it is particularly important as we head into the summer months. Warm weather can put children at risk of dehydration, especially when they’re running around and enjoying the sunshine.

Is the Contraceptive Coil the Best Fit For Your Lifestyle?

When you visit our private gynaecology clinic in London to discuss your contraception, we won’t just consider your health when advising you on your options. Although factors such as your age, weight and health will affect which forms of contraception are suitable for you, it is also important to consider which contraceptives will be the best fit for your lifestyle.

Should You Have a 4D Ultrasound Scan?

4D scans can reveal amazing pictures of your baby before he or she emerges into the world, but even so you might not be sure whether you need another ultrasound. If you’re thinking about having a 4D ultrasound at our London clinic, here are some important points to consider.

What Do You Do With Your Ultrasound Pictures?

Getting the first pictures of your baby is one of the most exciting parts of having your ultrasound at the London clinic, but what do you do with it when you get home?

How to Enjoy a Healthy New Year in 2017

The new year often makes us think about turning over a new leaf, and there are plenty of ways that you can keep your resolution to improve your health this year.

Should You Have an Early Pregnancy Scan?

Early pregnancy scans aren't usually part of routine antenatal care, but there can be some good reasons to have an earlier private pregnancy scan at the London clinic.

What to Expect At Your 12 Week Dating Scan

Most women have their first pregnancy scan at about 12 weeks. Here are a few things you should know about your first ultrasound.

What Your Baby Is Doing When You Have a 4D Scan

The best time to have your 4D scans at the London clinic is usually between 26 and 30 weeks. At this stage, your baby’s face should become more visible on the scan, but he or she should still be in a good position for a 4D ultrasound.

Ultrasound Scans When You Are Expecting Twins

Ultrasound scans are an important part of your antenatal care, particularly if you are expecting more than one baby. During a multiple pregnancy, you should expect to have more than just the routine dating and mid-pregnancy scans.

Getting Ready To Give Birth

As you prepare for your baby’s birth, the private maternity care team who have supported you throughout your pregnancy will help you to get ready for the birth. You will have lots to prepare for when you bring your baby home, but you also need to prepare for the moment when labour begins.

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