If you have discovered that you are pregnant, you can register with us immediately, you do not need a referral from your GP. We make 3 appointments when you register. The first appointment is an ultrasound at 8 to 9 weeks of pregnancy. The second appointment is by telephone, the midwife will then call you for the intake. We make the third appointment around week 10-11, this is the term ultrasound.
Before you make an appointment, you will receive a welcome email with information and links to relevant topics. We ask you to read these brochures before your first appointment. You will also receive a link to an intake form with questions about, for example, your medical background. The controls look like this:
first ultrasoundaround 8 to 10 weeks of pregnancy, 30 minutes:
- Ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy, how many babies and whether it is in the womb, and whether the heart is beating
Intake around 10 to 12 weeks of pregnancy, 30 minutes:
- Term echo
- Go through intake form
Discussing information leafletswww.voedingscentrum.nl
- Informing about early screeninghttps://www.pns.nl/prenatale-screeningen. https://www.pns.nl/screening-op-down-edwards-en-patausyndroom/folders
- Information about the 13 and 20 week ultrasoundhttps://www.pns.nl/20-wekenecho/folders
- Explanation about our practice and what care you can expect from us
- Discussing your thoughts and choices about early screening of your baby
- Provide laboratory forms for blood tests (infectious diseases / blood group / iron content / glucose / vitamin D)
- Decision Centering Pregnancy (https://verloskundigenpraktijkuithoorn.nl/pagina.php?id=35) or according to old-fashioned control system
In the beginning of the pregnancy you will have a check-up every 4 weeks. Later on, the check-ups will follow each other more quickly and at the end of the pregnancy we will see you weekly. Throughout the pregnancy, each check-up:
- Blood pressure measured
- Your belly checked for growth and position of the baby
- Heart sounds heard from the baby (from 13 weeks)
- Room for asking questions
If you are worried, you can always call and get a check-up in between.
The obstetric care is reimbursed under the basic health insurance. The costs of the 20-week ultrasound are also reimbursed. The combination test is not reimbursed by all insurers, the NIPT is not reimbursed.