Nuchal dating scan nhs

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You will need to go to hospital for your ultrasound scans. If you are expecting your first child, you will have up to ten appointments.

Ask your GP if you want the reassurance of an early scan. The scan's main purpose is to work out accurately how many weeks pregnant you are and estimate your due date.

Your Midwife will arrange to see you for regular antenatal appointments during your pregnancy where they will check the wellbeing of both you and your baby.

Most of these visits will be in your local GP surgery or Children's Centre but occasionally they may be arranged at your home.

You should have your 'booking' appointment (first appointment) by 8-10 weeks and your Midwife will need to know: Your Midwife will provide you with support and information to prepare you for your pregnancy and your antenatal records will be started.

You will be advised to book your appointments with your Midwife on the following weeks of pregnancy: 8-10 weeks - first visit/booking appointment It is very important to see a Midwife or a GP as soon as possible.

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