Early Pregnancy

Our Early Pregnancy Care Package provides support and care in those early months.

Who is it for?

Women who have just discovered they are pregnant and are in their first trimester (first 3 months of pregnancy) 

Why Have Early Pregnancy Care?

The first trimester, is a challenging time for the fetus and the mother. The fetus is maturing quickly and your body is starting to adapt to it’s pregnant state.  Our Early Pregnancy Care Package is designed to give you the confidence, support,and guidance you need in this period. We undertake the all important first trimester fetal checks as well as checking the mother’s well-being too.  Our consultants are here to answer your concerns and, with our scanning facility, are able to check on the baby regularly and as needed.

What does it involve?

We offer a number of packages to cater for patient’s differing needs:

Consultation & Scan

  • 30 minute consultation with consultant gynaecologist
  • Ultrasound scan with consultant gynaecologist

Harmony Package

  • 30 minute consultation with consultant gynaecologist including full medical history
  • 3 * ultrasound scans:
    • 6-8 weeks with consultant gynaecologist
    • 10 weeks scan with Harmony Test
    • 12 weeks nuchal translucency scan
  • Urine dipstix and blood pressure check during consultation
  • Harmony Test* checking for trisomy 21,18 or 13 (including CVS, placental biopsy, if the Harmony Test shows an abnormal result)
  • Nuchal translucency test (scan and blood test)*
  • Written report
  • Access to consultant gynaecologist to answer any queries
  • A nutritional consultation with nutritional therapist may be added at an extra cost if desired

Complete Early Pregnancy Care Package

  • 3 * 30 minute consultations with consultant gynaecologist
  • 5 * ultrasound scans as follows:
    • 6 weeks (placement scan)
    • 8 weeks (viability & dating scan)
    • 10 weeks scan with Harmony Test*
    • 12 weeks Nuchal translucency scan*
    • 13 weeks (review prior to sign off scan)
  • Urine dipstix and blood pressure check at each visit to London Gynaecology
  • Harmony Test checking for trisomy 21,18 or 13 (including CVS (placental biopsy) if the Harmony Test shows an abnormal result)*
  • Nuchal translucency test (scan and blood test)*
  • Nutritional consultation with nutritional therapist
  • Advice regarding pregnancy care

Additional Costs & Exclusions

It is important that the Harmony Test and Nuchal translucency scan are performed at 10 and 12 weeks otherwise a further charge of £100 may be incurred.

In certain circumstances an additional scan may be required, if this is performed by the Portland Hospital ultrasound unit and not our consultant team there may be an incremental charge of £150.

It may be necessary to charge for incremental consultations, in these circumstances these will be confirmed beforehand.

Urine dipstix and blood pressure will be measured at every visit to London Gynaecology, however if the urine dipstick test shows and abnormality the sample may meed to be sent to the laboratory for further testing for infection and this incurs an extra charge of £78.

Routine antenatal blood tests* are advised for all women before 10 weeks and these will be done at an additional cost of £360 if booking for antenatal care at the Portland Hospital.  If booking for antenatal care via the NHS these tests will be performed by the NHS at a later date.

Antenatal bloods include, full blood count, blood group and rhesus type, atypical antibody screen, haemoglobin electrophoresis, syphilis, rubella, toxoplasma, hepatitis C, hepatitis B, varicella zoster, HIV tests, glucose & Vitamin D, thyroid function test.

Any charges will always be clarified prior to undertaking the test.

*Tests undertaken in partnership with the Fetal Medicine Centre, Harley Street, London.

Our Early Pregnancy Package is available at The Portland Hospital only.  For more information about pregnancy and early pregnancy, please visit our specialist website London Early Pregnancy.

 

COSTS

  • £400 Consultation & Scan
  • £800 Harmony Package
  • £1300 Complete Early Pregnancy Care
  • £1660 Complete Early Pregnancy Care (including antenatal bloods)

To book an appointment now please call:

020 7101 1700