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CHRISTMAS VOUCHERS

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Now that the Christmas season buzz has truly begun, you might be struggling to think of a unique, meaningful gift for family and friends who are expecting. Why not give them the gift of an ultrasound experience? 

We have already had several enquiries about vouchers for a range of different purposes: some with partners in mind who haven’t been able to attend hospital scans, and even some from friends living abroad who want to send their loved ones a thoughtful surprise in the post! 

All of our clinics have vouchers ready and waiting for the Christmas rush, but with […]

Can My Partner Attend My Pregnancy Scan?

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During this very strange and uncertain year, one of the most common questions we have understandably received from our patients is whether or not their partner can attend. 

Thankfully, the answer is yes. Unlike a hospital setting where there may be a high footfall of people coming and going, our private clinics allow for a much more relaxed and safe atmosphere, where each couple is brought in one at a time for their appointment. We are therefore delighted to be able to allow partners to attend while also taking some pressure off the healthcare system. We also understand and appreciate […]

Fibroids in Pregnancy: Overview

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Fibroids, also known as Uterine Myomas or Leiomyomas, are non-cancerous growths that grow in or around the uterus. Fibroids can be as large as a football or as small as a pea. For this reason, it is possible for fibroids to impact fertility as well as the pregnancy period in some way. 

 

Types of Fibroids

There are four different types of fibroid that exist. These include:

Intramural fibroids
Subserosal fibroids
Pedunculated fibroids
Submucosal fibroids

 

Intramural fibroids

Intramural fibroids are typically the most common type of fibroids that occur. They develop within the wall […]

All You Need to Know About Morning Sickness

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Do you know 50% of women face morning sickness in their first trimester or initial 12-14 weeks of pregnancy? So, you are not alone if you are also feeling this way in the early days of your pregnancy. 

Morning sickness, commonly known as ‘nausea’ or in severe cases ‘hyperemesis gravidarum’, is one of the first symptoms of pregnancy, which you may face in the initial weeks. There are three trimesters in your pregnancy, and the first seems to be the one where these symptoms peak.

But don’t lose heart by thinking about the morning sickness you’re facing […]