At this consultation, pathology is taken for antenatal screens, immunisations are updated, family history taken and advice given on pregnancy vitamins and lifestyle changes required.
During your consultation to confirm pregnancy referrals are given for first trimester maternal serum screening and Hospital and Specialist referrals and any other relevant information.
Women are generally seen monthly until week 30.
From weeks 30 through to 36 fortnightly appointments are scheduled and then weekly thereafter.
Hospital visits usually occur for an initial assessment and then at week 28, 36 and 41.
Additional appointments are of course available should matter arise that require the doctors attention.