How Do 4D Scans Work?

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Having a 4D ultrasound scan at our London clinic can be an amazing experience, but you might be wondering how these new scans are able to create 3D pictures of your baby. The scan procedure is actually very similar to the normal 2D scans, but the way the images are processed is a little bit different. Read More

Internal vs. External: The Two Types of Pregnancy Scans

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Although many women will only need the routine scans during pregnancy, different types of ultrasound are sometimes performed at the clinic in London. You may need extra abdominal scans or even an internal scan to check on your baby early in the pregnancy. Abdominal and trans-vaginal scans are performed differently, so it is important to know which type of scan you will be having when you visit the clinic.

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Antenatal Care When You’re Expecting Twins

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If you are expecting twins, you might need a few more antenatal appointments in London and a little extra care during your
pregnancy. Although most twin pregnancies proceed without any complications, there is a slightly higher risk of some pregnancy
problems. As soon as the first scan reveals that you are expecting twins, your private maternity care team will start
recommending some extra check ups.

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Should Your Son Get The HPV Vaccine?

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The HPV vaccine has been provided to girls in the UK for many years now, but boys are still not being routinely vaccinated against a virus that can affect them too. While the HPV vaccine is more important to girls because of the higher risk of cervical cancer, protecting boys against HPV can help to prevent some rarer forms of cancer. Read More

What Does Your Baby Look Like At The 12 Week Scan?

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By the time you’re due for your first routine ultrasound scan in London at 12 weeks, your baby will already have grown a lot. From just a single cell, he or she will have grown into a tiny foetus that already looks very much like a baby. You should be able to recognise the head, profile and limbs of your baby, although it could take you a while to get used to the way the black and white ultrasound picture looks. Read More

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