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Ticketsplease Wed 03-Aug-16 07:32:35

Hi, first time post be gentle!
I'm 6weeks pregnant with dc3.
My dc are 10 and 8 so a bit of a shock surprise. Anyhow I called the docs yesterday to make an appointment to confirm my pregnancy but can't get an appointment for 3 1/2 weeks. This will make me around 10 weeks.
It's been a while since I've done anything remotely babyish but should I not book in with the local midwife around 8weeks? (I'm in Scotland)
Been a while this is all rusty!

lornathewizzard Wed 03-Aug-16 07:34:50

Yep, you should make a midwife appreciate for 'booking in'. There's no need for a separate docs appt. They pretty much just take your word for it that you're pregnant!

lornathewizzard Wed 03-Aug-16 07:35:25

Appt not appreciate obviously!

TheMasterMurderedMargarita Wed 03-Aug-16 07:36:21

You can self refer to midwifes. Google for the local number.

LillianFullStop Wed 03-Aug-16 08:08:37

Yep no need to see GP just look up maternity services for your hospital and you can self refer to get your first appointment

Ticketsplease Wed 03-Aug-16 08:37:26

Thank you all.
Called reception and she helped enormously. All sorted.

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