Early Pregnancy Assessment

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Research statistics show that miscarriage can occur up to 1 in 5 pregnancies, most of which occur before the 12th week of gestation. Therefore, early diagnosis of miscarriage and pregnancy complications which allowed prompt and appropriate management was important for the health of the expectant mother and her foetus. Common early pregnancy problems also include vaginal bleeding or cramping, ailments of early pregnancy, undetermined gestational age and medical history of complicated pregnancy or subfertility.

FPAHK's Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic aims to care for women who are pregnant within 12 weeks of gestation and may encounter early pregnancy problems. Appointment will be arranged through internal referral by Birth Control Clinics.

Assessments

  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Examination of breasts and pelvis
  • NIFTY proTM (Optional)*
  • Doctor assessment

*NIFTY proTM (Non-Invasive Fetal TrisomY test): It is a non-invasive test with accuracy over 99%. The test will require taking of the mother’s peripheral blood and can be conducted as early as 10 weeks of pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before taking the test.

Scope

  • Confirming intrauterine pregnancy
  • Assessing gestational age and number of foetus(es)
  • Detecting heartbeat of foetus
  • Assessing early pregnancy problems
  • Examining gynaecological diseases

Follow-ups

  • Specialist care referral
  • Advice on managing complications and early pregnancy ailments

Other Pre-marital & Fertility Preparation

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