Antenatal/Midwife clinics are run by midwives at Aldershot Centre for health.
If you have found out you are pregnant then you need to complete this form: https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/maternityforms
You will then need to contact the surgery to book your first appointment with the midwife this is usually booked between 8-11 weeks your first appointment will be 45 minutes long.
All mums-to-be in England are offered:
- 2 pregnancy ultrasound scans at 8 to 14 weeks and 18 to 21 weeks
- Antenatal screening tests to find out the chance of your baby having certain conditions, such as Down’s syndrome
- Blood tests to check for syphilis, HIV and hepatitis B
- Screening for sickle cell and Thalassaemia
You may also be offered antenatal classes, including breastfeeding workshops. Ask your midwife about classes in your area.
If you’re expecting your first child, you’ll have up to 10 antenatal appointments. If you have had a baby before, you’ll have around 7 appointments, but sometimes you may have more – for example, if you develop a medical condition.