Early Pregnancy Clinic
Pregnancy is an exciting time for you and your partner, but it can also be a time for worry . Whether you have experienced any problems or just need someone to talk through your concerns, our consultant gynaecologist offer comprehensive diagnostics and treatment for a variety of early pregnancy problems.
The early pregnancy clinic at Spire Portsmouth Hospital is a specialised service for women in the first trimester of pregnancy, up until 11+6 weeks. It is able to diagnose a variety of early pregnancy problems, such as miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, and help you deal with it.
Our consultant gynaecologist Ms Nime Vaithilingam will talk through any concerns you might have and any problems you might have experienced. Depending on your concerns and past medical history, Ms Vaithilingam may perform a series of tests.
Common diagnostic tests are:
- Pregnancy test
- Vaginal ultrasound scan
- Blood pressure test
- Pregnancy hormone test
The consultant will also talk to you about:
- Common early pregnancy problems
- Diet, exercise and weight gain during pregnancy
- Information about medications that you might need to avoid during pregnancy
- Any other worries you might have about your pregnancy.
At the end of the appointment you will be given a detailed report of your scan findings. The consultant will also talk to you about any follow-up scans or consultations you might require.