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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 12:46 PM   1
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Midwife referral and first scan...


When did everybody have their first scan and midwife appointment?

I've got an appointment with my GP on Wednesday to confirm my pregnancy and he'll refer me to a midwife after that did you hear pretty quick or did it take a couple of weeks?



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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 12:50 PM   2
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It works differently here. We self-refer. So every time I've just called the midwives directly and making my first appt. I usually call around 5 weeks and it's always been between 7-9 weeks (the 7 week appt was only because I was out of the country for work for 3 weeks after that so it would have been after 10 weeks if they'd waited, so they got me in early). I think 8-9 weeks is more the norm. Then at least here they usually go back after your first appt and make your scan and then you get a letter in the post about a week later. I got that letter at 10 weeks with my daughter and scan was 13+1. I never saw my GP.



 
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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 13:00 PM   3
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My appointment came through at 8 weeks, had it at 9 weeks. Then they put in a request for the scan at the booking in appointment so hopefully that will come through in the next couple of weeks.



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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 13:20 PM   4
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I was referred by the doctors at 4 weeks, had my midwife app letter at 8 weeks and had the app at 10 weeks. Had my scan letter about 9 weeks for tomorrow (12weeks)



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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 14:10 PM   5
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Thank you all for your replies.

MindUtopia- I've just moved to the opposite end of the UK and wasn't really sure what the procedure was here! I asked the receptionist at my new GP office and she wasn't really sure and said it would be best to make an appointment with my GP.

Hopefully I won't be waiting too long. I've been spotting since my positive test, which was over a week ago now.



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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 14:30 PM   6
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When I told my GP they sent the request for the 12 week scan so I got that like 5 days later when I was about 4 weeks long lol. I filled out a form for midwife when I was there and saw her at 9 +2 based on LMP. I'm in fact 8w 5d now so I'm a little behind but everything has happened quickly with no waiting I've been lucky enough to have two early scans at 6 and 8 weeks



 
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Old Jun 18th, 2017, 14:42 PM   7
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That's really reassuring thank you! I'm hoping I won't have to wait too long



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Old Jun 19th, 2017, 05:26 AM   8
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I just phoned the midwives and they booked me in over the phone, I'll have mine on the 27th when I'll be about 8 weeks x



 
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Old Jun 19th, 2017, 07:53 AM   9
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Same here, last 2 pregnancies I skipped the gp and phoned the Midwife direct for appointment, then she organised the scan for 12/13weeks ish. I have my booking appointment on 28th I will be around 7weeks & 3days. Can't believe I'm doing this again!! Lol x



 
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Old Jun 19th, 2017, 15:06 PM   10
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I called my gp who then booked me in with midwife directly. I was 6+3 at midwife appointment I think. I had an early scan at 5 weeks due to pain and have another st 8 weeks but my actual scan date I'm expecting will be in pretty soon



 
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