Antenatal Care

Week 6 – 10: Booking visit

This is your first pregnancy appointment - we will determine your expected date of delivery, determine whether a foetal heart beat is present and do some planning for the rest of your journey.

Week 12 – 13: First trimester scan

Routine testing for Down Syndrome, Trisomy 13 and Trisomy 18 are done. Other testing include blood grouping, immunity against German measles and chicken pox, HIV, Syphillis, Hepatitis B, a full blood count and thyroid testing.

Week 16: Gender determination

All results from previous tests will be discussed. We will also try to give you the answers for your gender reveal!

Week 20 – 22: Anatomy sonar

We will closely look at the baby’s anatomy. This sonar takes about 40 minutes.

Week 24: Bed booking

It is now time to book your bed at Mediclinic Midstream. We will monitor your baby’s growth every month.

Week 24-40: Monitoring

We will monitor the growth of your baby. We will also discuss all questions regarding the delivery