Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Coronavirus in pregnancy: Dr Sarah Merritt  The following information is based on the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection in Pregnancy published on 9th March 2020. Information regarding coronavirus is constantly being...
Second trimester scans

Second trimester scans

The anomaly scan is a detailed ultrasound scan offered by the NHS, used for determining physical abnormalities of the fetus from 19 weeks to 22 weeks . The optimum time for an anomaly scan begins at the 20th week of pregnancy. With the help of the anomaly scan, the...
NIPT Statistics

NIPT Statistics

The Advertising Standards Agency recently published an enforcement notice regarding adverts for NIPT. You can read about this here. It is very important to be aware of the positive predictive value of NIPT (PPV). This is the probability that a high chance result is...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding your baby has numerous benefits for both of you. For you, it reduces your lifetime risk of getting one of the most common cancers; breast cancer. It also reduces the risk of ovarian cancer and osteoporosis. For your baby it helps to protect him or her...
Retroverted Uterus

Retroverted Uterus

A retroverted uterus is something often written on scan reports. It means that the womb tilts backwards towards the rectum or spine. This is a natural anatomical variation of position which happens in about one quarter of women. The most common position for a womb to...

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