At 16 weeks, you will have a full antenatal check including blood pressure, urine check and assessing the health of your baby with an ultrasound scan. If you haven’t had NIPBT we can confirm the sex the baby by scan. We will review, discuss and record the results of any screening tests carried out at the first appointment. We will discuss travelling and pregnancy implications. We will start preliminary discussions about booking for care and delivery at the Portland Hospital. We will discuss any concerns or questions you have regarding your 18-20 week scan.
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