Pregnancy Care

Antenatal care is tailored depending on individual needs. A typical schedule of care is outlined below:


8-13 weeks Initial appointment
Up to 28 weeks Monthly appointments
28-36 weeks Fortnightly appointments
36 weeks-delivery Weekly appointments
6 weeks after delivery Post natal visit


Initial appointment Routine blood tests
11-13 weeks Nuchal scan/combined screening test
20 weeks Anomaly scan
28 weeks Routine blood test
32-34 weeks Well being scan
34 weeks Routine blood test

Antenatal Classes

There are various classes held at the Portland Hospital. For further information, please contact the Parentcraft midwives on 0207 390 6556.