You'll have a number of antenatal appointments during your pregnancy, and you'll see a midwife or sometimes an obstetrician doctor specialising in pregnancy.
Ultrasound scans during pregnancy
For example, you may be offered further tests, such as amniocentesis, that have a risk of miscarriage. The dating scan will establish how far along you are and give you an estimated due date. What if I have an existing health condition? This appointment is an opportunity to tell your midwife or doctor if you're in a vulnerable situation or if you need extra support. This could be because of domestic abuse or violence, sexual abuse, or female genital mutilation FGM.