Pregnancy

You can now self refer to the hospital of your choice for your antenatal care and no longer need to book an appointment with your GP.

For helpful links to support pregnant women and information on the hospitals available in North West London which offer antenatal care and details on how to self refer, see the my health London link below:  

https://www.myhealth.london.nhs.uk/maternity

 

Guidelines for Antenatal Care in Uncomplicated Pregnancy

 

Gestation   Purpose of Visit   Location
4-8 weeks   Confirmation   GP Surgery
    Referral to hospital    
By week 12 where possible   Booking and blood tests   Antenatal Clinic
11-13+6 weeks   Dating scan   Ultrasound Dept. Hospital
16 weeks   Routine antenatal check   GP Surgery
18-20 weeks   Anomaly scan   Ultrasound Dept. Hospital
22 weeks   Routine antenatal check   Antenatal Clinic
(or 1 week after scan)  
 
25 weeks   Routine antenatal check   GP Surgery
(primigravidae only)  
 
28 weeks   Blood tests (full blood count,   Antenatal Clinic

  Glucose screen)  

  Anti-D for RhD neg  
31 weeks   Routine antenatal check   GP Surgery
(primigravidae only)  
 
34 weeks   Routine antenatal check   Antenatal Clinic

  Anti-D for RhD neg  
36 weeks   Routine antenatal check   Antenatal Clinic
38 weeks   Routine antenatal check   GP Surgery
40 weeks   Routine antenatal check   Antenatal Clinic
41 weeks   Offer sweep   Abtebatal Clinic

  Induction discussed  

 

Download and print a copy of the schedule of antenatal appointments to keep for information.