Welcome to Pregnancy, Birth and Baby
Your antenatal care and visits
When you first learn that you're pregnant, get in touch with a midwife or doctor as soon as possible so that you can start your antenatal (pregnancy) care.
Most women will have at least one ultrasound scan during their pregnancy. It usually takes place between 18 weeks and 21 weeks.
Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test carried out during pregnancy to assess whether the baby has an abnormality or serious health condition.