As soon as you know you are pregnant, please self-refer to the maternity unit or get in touch with your GP to book your first appointment. This is called your ‘booking appointment’ where you will meet a midwife.
You will be offered a range of different tests from your first appointment, you can find more here:
Ideally, you should be seen by a midwife by the time you are 10 weeks pregnant, or as early into your pregnancy as possible. You can make your first appointment quickly and easily. Many maternity units are able to accept self-referrals. You can find your local maternity unit here .
For more information about what to antenatal appointments to expect, visit the antenatal appointment schedule here.