The midwife will also discuss with you the type of care available to you, which is dependent on a number of risk factors.
For women who are likely to have an uncomplicated pregnancy, you will be able to choose whether you would like your care to be only with the GP, only through the midwife or a combination of both (Midwifery Led Care).
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Please tell your midwife if you would like a dating & screening scan.
It will also identify the number of babies and detect the heartbeat.
You will need to bring money if you wish to purchase scan photographs.
At your first pregnancy appointment, which is also known as your ‘booking’ appointment, the midwife will ask you about your obstetric, medical and social history.
You will be offered a diagnostic test that can tell you definitely whether your baby has Down's Syndrome or not.