Your first antenatal visit is usually scheduled at 8 weeks gestation.
The focus of the first visit is to identify any areas of special interest and concern that can affect your pregnancy.
A comprehensive personal and family history will be recorded.
An obstetric ultrasound scan will be performed to establish your dates and ensure that all is well with the pregnancy.
The focus of the first visit is to set the framework of care for your pregnancy.
Routine antenatal care is adequate for uncomplicated pregnancies.
Pregnancies are not always normal and individual patients may have personal high risk factors that we need to identify.
Routine obstetric care is a basic standard however personalised obstetric care is essential.