Pre-Pregnancy Health in London
Pregnancy can be fun when you take good care of your body. The care you give to your body depends on how much you know about your body. So, the question is, how much knowledge do you have about your body?
Our experienced medical team can accurately provide answers to this question and more. We know so much about your body at the Gynaecology Clinic—with our qualified obstetrician-gynaecologists, you can be guaranteed full coverage on everything regarding pregnancy health. The care you need for your body to carry that beautiful baby comfortably is given at the Gynaecology Clinic.
Our pre-pregnancy health assessment includes the following but is not limited to:
- An evaluation of any existing medical condition that might affect your ability to conceive, have a healthy pregnancy or give birth to a healthy baby
- The health of your reproductive organs and breasts
- Your fertility status
- Your genetic history/heritage
- Whether any medicine you are taking is likely to be safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Your metabolism rate
- Your heart, blood, lungs, urine and hormones condition
- How your current lifestyle choices could affect your pregnancy or your baby.
We ensure that you get the most accurate assessment of your health at Gynaecology Clinic. We’ll also teach you the body systems involved in pregnancy and how they relate to each other.
Our gynaecology specialists will help you lower the risks associated with pregnancy or existing medical conditions that could be affected by pregnancy, for instance:
- Heart disease
- Auto-immune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV or AIDS
- Blood disorders like hemoglobinopathy or hyperphenylalaninemia
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Kidney disease
Even if you have one of these chronic conditions, we are here to guide you through the precautions you need to take for a healthy and safe pregnancy.
Our pre-pregnancy checkup is an excellent opportunity for you to be very sure that you are healthy even if you think so.
We see to it that you get to know the vaccines you need before, during, and after pregnancy. Vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and various other vaccines are apt before you become pregnant. You’ll need vaccines like Tdap, to protect you against whooping cough during pregnancy. It’s also important you get vaccinated against the flu.
Other health issues you should be concerned about before you get pregnant will also be sampled. Issues like exposure to STIs, childhood diseases, and immunisation.
By the time we are done with taking you through all these and many more pre-pregnancy health drills, you would be very confident that you are indeed ready and well prepared to get pregnant.
We have the type of pre-pregnancy healthcare providers that can best be described as geniuses in the field.
Schedule a visit with us before you get pregnant. We’re in charge of maternity care. We will work with you to have a healthy pregnancy. Do not hesitate to give us a call and you will be glad you did.