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ladymia Wed 31-Oct-12 15:21:10

Just interested

I am in London (SE)

8 week - Booking appt with bloods
12 week - Dating scan
16 week - MW appt (discussed blood results otherwise no different from 8 wk)
20 week - Anomaly scan

this is what i have had up to now

this is what is next:

24 weeks - MW appt

not sure after that

DesperateHousewife21 Wed 31-Oct-12 16:43:01

I'm in Kent

I've had:
8 week booking in app
12 week nuchal scan + blood test
16 week mw app- discuss blood results (in my case one came back low)
20 week anomaly scan- all fine smile
24 week mw app
28 week mw app + blood test
31ish mw app
34 week me app
36 week mw app
38 week mw app
39/ 40 week mw apps coming up in the next week or so.

I've also had three extra scans at 28, 32 and 36 weeks due to the low hormone found at the blood test so also had bp/ urine checked on those three occasions too.

DinosaursOnASpaceship Wed 31-Oct-12 16:50:37

West Midlands

10 weeks - booking in appointment
12 weeks - scan at hospital (bloods taken)
16 weeks - midwife appointment
20 weeks - scan at hospital
24 weeks - midwife appointment
28 weeks - growth scan at hospital / midwife appointment / bloods to be taken.

That's as far as I've got so far. I am classed as high risk for some stupid reason though so I think I've had an extra midwife appointment and have extra scans.

Paradisefound Wed 31-Oct-12 17:07:30

West Sussex

7 weeks early scan + bloods ( admitted due to hyperemesis)
8 weeks booking appt + bloods
13 weeks dating/ nuchal scan + bloods
16 weeks scan

To follow
17 weeks mw appt
20 weeks scan

Beyond that not sure. Having extra scans due to pregnancy related cyst.

Isandri Wed 31-Oct-12 17:39:35

Hmm, I'll join in and add the international version.

Denmark, East Jutland smile

9 weeks - GP. Blood tests, blood pressure and booking in.
12-14 weeks - Hospital. Dating and nuchal fold scan.
14 weeks - Midwife
14-20 weeks - GP/Nurse. Glucose test(with nasty drink & 2 hour wait) if high risk for diabeties. I didn't have this one.
16 weeks - GP/Nurse. Optional extra urine test. Same as before protein, infection etc. I didn't have this one
18-20 weeks - Hospital. Scan
21 weeks - Midwife
25 weeks - GP. General pregnancy check up. Baby's heartbeat, plus blood pressure and something extra if rhesus neg.
27-30 weeks - Gp/Nurse. compulsary glucose test. See previous glucose test. Plus blood pressure and something extra if rhesus neg.
29 weeks - Midwife
32 weeks GP. General pregnancy check up. See above.
35 weeks - Midwife
38 weeks - Midwife
40 weeks - Midwife

I had an extra growth scan at 36 weeks as I'm expecting a 9 predicted 9 pound baby and am a small build.
First baby for me but as far as I know that doesn't change the amount of scans etc

Olpol Wed 31-Oct-12 18:08:21

West Sussex

8 weeks - first appt with community mw to choose hospital and be referred
10 weeks - booking in appt at hospital + bloods
12 weeks - nuchal scan + bloods + glucose tolerance test (due to high BMI) + consultant (due to underactive thyroid)
16 weeks - community mw
20 weeks - anomoly scan
24 weeks - bloods + another GTT

not sure after that, but usually see the consultant every 6 weeks due to thyroid and will probably have a growth scan as my last baby was almost 11lbs. I also have to go to a birth choices clinic as I have had a previous section

Chunkychicken Wed 31-Oct-12 18:19:31

I'm in NW Kent & on 37wks DC#2. This is the list of appt etc I was given at booking in (and have received so far);

8wks - booking in appt with MW
11-13+6wks - dating/NT scan + blood tests
16wks - MW appt
21-23wks - anomaly scan
22-23wks - MW appt
28wks - MW appt & blood tests
34wks - MW appt & blood tests
36wks - MW appt
38wks - MW appt
40wks - MW appt
41wks - MW appt and induction booking

I also had an extra scan at 32 wks due to a low lying placenta and a consultant appt regarding low platelets, which will mean an extra blood test at 39wks. I also had a home visit from the MW regarding a home birth.

RightUpMyRue Wed 31-Oct-12 21:24:56

I'm in Herts.

According to my notes this is what you get. I'm only 18 weeks so haven't had the full menu yet smile

6-10 booking appt, bloods
I had an extra appt here for a GTT after raised blood sugars.
11-14 dating scan, bloods
16 midwife
I had glucose in my wee at 16 weeks so went for a fasting blood test
18-21 anomoly scan
24 (1st time mums only) midwife (I'm getting one of these even thought it's my 2nd baby coz my BP was a bit raised at 16 weeks)
28 midwife
31-32 (1st time mums only) midwife
34-36 midwife
38 midwife
40 (1st time mums only)
41 midiwfe

MyDaydream Wed 31-Oct-12 21:36:00

West Yorkshire

7 weeks - met midwife and blood tests
8 weeks - home visit for booking in and test results
12 weeks - first scan
16 weeks - midwife appointment
20 weeks - anomaly scan (x2 due to bad positioning)
25 weeks - midwife appointment, got MatB1
28 weeks - GTT and 28 week bloods taken. Missed midwife appointment due to moving.
30 weeks - midwife appointment.
33 weeks - midwife appointment. (Here now)
35 weeks - antenatal appointment at hospital, tour of birth centre, talk through birth plan.
37, 39, 40 weeks - midwife appointments.

ItsMyLastOne Wed 31-Oct-12 21:42:00

I'm in the west midlands

6 - gp for mw referral
8 - early scan due to bleeding
10 - booking in appt at home
12 - dating scan and bloods
15 - mw
17 - bloods (due to anaemia)
20 - anomaly scan (no bloods)
24 - mw
28 - bloods and mw
32 - gp due to extreme headaches and pain under ribs (poss signs of pre eclampsia)
32 - triage due to a fall followed by lack of movements
33 - mw

Due next...
35 - mw

Then probably every week due to transverse baby - just keeping my fingers crossed that tomorrow the mw finds the baby has moved position!

OoooOoooOoood Wed 31-Oct-12 21:57:28

In Cumbria. I'm consultant only care so more appts than normal.

9 weeks ( thought I was 12) - booking appt, scan ( no nuchal scan here)

16 weeks - check up

Next- 21 weeks -check up

Then probably 25, 29, 31, 33,35,37 then c-section at 38.

hopeful92 Thu 01-Nov-12 08:57:44


5 weeks - booking appt

10 weeks - mw appt (bloods, urine sample, bmi, chose hospital to deliver though not set in stone)

I am 11+2 and my next planned appts are:

12 weeks - dating scan

16 weeks - mw appt to discuss blood and pee results and monitor my weight (i have a high bmi)

OoooOoooOoood Thu 01-Nov-12 09:16:54

Ooh another Cumbrian. We are multiplying!

panicnotanymore Thu 01-Nov-12 09:55:48

East Sussex/Kent borders

NT scan 12 weeks
Booking in 14 weeks
MW appointment 16 weeks
Anomoly scan 18 wks 5
MW appointment 28 weeks

My area is rubbish.... Really really rubbish. If you live near me and are planning a family, move. Total chaos, I've had to fight tooth and nail for the above.

ladymia Thu 01-Nov-12 09:59:16

Ah seems pretty much the same everywhere.

The reason I ask actually is, I will miss my 28 week appt and my MW didn't seem too concerned about this she said we will discuss what will happen at the 24 wk appointment.

A little worried missing it if they do bloods! Wonder if she will just do that on the 24th week appt? hmm

terrywoganstrousers Thu 01-Nov-12 10:19:33

In Cheshire. Second baby- I think primips get around 2-3 more midwife appointments.
10 week initial appointment
12 week booking and dating scan
16 week appointment
20 week foetal anomaly scan
21 week appointment and routine bloods
28 week appointment and routine bloods
32 week appointment
36 week appointment and position scan to check baby head down ( as planned home birth)
If all well with above- 37 week home visit from midwife in which HB pack is dropped off
??? From then on not sure but I think probably 38 and 40 weeks and then down to discretion of midwives.

All my appointments are with the same group of 4 lovely community midwives in the local 'team' as I am under midwifery led care and haven't even been allocated a consultant.

terrywoganstrousers Thu 01-Nov-12 10:21:29

Forgot to say I'm 31+4 so not 100% on anything after that!

madamecake Thu 01-Nov-12 16:10:17

Another Cumbrian here! Currently 10+3.

Group booking in session - 6-8 weeks normally, I was 9.
Individual booking in - tomorrow, I'll be 10+4
Dating scan - 12 weeks (no nuchal translucency here either)

Next midwife appointment should be at 16 weeks, then anomaly scan at 20 weeks.

NAR4 Thu 01-Nov-12 16:26:10


8 weeks - 1st midwife appointment
12 weeks - 1st scan
16 weeks - booking appointment with midwife
20 weeks - 2nd scan
24 weeks - midwife appointment

still to come;
28 week - midwife appointment
32 weeks - extra scan due to placenta previa

not sure after that.

BuntyCollocks Thu 01-Nov-12 16:41:27

North Wales (although booked in with the One 2 One Midwife service on the Wirral)

5 weeks - Booking in appt with midwife
8 weeks - midwife
12 weeks - scan
16 weeks - midwife
20 weeks - scan
24 weeks - midwife
28 weeks - midwife
32 weeks - midwife

Still to come -

34 weeks - midwife
36 weeks- midwife
38 weeks - midwife and sweep (hoping for a wbac so they're giving me sweeps early this time)
39 weeks - midwife and sweep
40 weeks - midwife and sweep
40+5 weeks - induction (can be refused)

Over the moon with my care, especially since this is my second baby. Feel really taken care of, especially since my midwife is MY midwife, I only see one, and she is at the end of a phone for me whenever I need her.

BuntyCollocks Thu 01-Nov-12 16:43:06

Oh, and I got the nuchal transclucency.

BuntyCollocks Thu 01-Nov-12 16:44:07

<is an idiot> I also had a consultant appointment at 30+5 last week to discuss my wbac - all cleared for the go ahead grin

xmasevebundle Thu 01-Nov-12 23:28:13


10w-midwife came to my house.
16w- mw app
24w-mw app
28w-bloods anti-d
32w-mw app


34w-mw app
36w-mw app
38w-mw app
39w-mw app(hopefully i will have a c-section that week grin
40w- mw app

FatimaLovesBread Thu 01-Nov-12 23:35:44

West yorks, first baby

5 week - midwife appt and bloods
10 weeks - booking in at home
12 weeks - scan
16 weeks - midwife
20 weeks - scan
24 weeks - midwife
28 weeks - midwife and bloods
31w - midwife then ...

I also had an extra mw appt at 20wks, a consultant appt at 22wks, a scan and consultant appt at 32 weeks and will have a consultant appointment at 39+5. This is because I've had IVF. I'm still however midwife led care and not shared or consultant led

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