But what they do is pretty much the same as your first - test your urine, do your blood pressure, and apparently it's NOT compulsory to listen to a the heartbeat at every appointment.. but put your foot down and ask if it doesn't look like the midwife will do it! I think that's all you do. I haven’t got a 25 week appointment but saw the midwife at 21 weeks as she wanted to see me to book GTT. Some tests, such as screening tests for Down’s syndrome, need to take place at about 12 weeks. Prenatal Tests. To think boycotting to my DS wedding is too far? I had to take a urine sample, and the midwife felt how big my bump was growing and listened for the heartbeak. I live in Edinburgh. Not in the right place? Jaxx79. Subject: second midwife appointment Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:25 pm: just back and baby heartbeat is 130 OH thinks its a boy anyways BP was a bit high but was the top bit, emotion controlled apparently , i put … Your second prenatal appointment is usually done about a month after your first appointment unless you're having problems or are requesting specific prenatal testing that is best performed in a specific time range. Can we now finally get rid of 'Do they know it's Christmas'? Here's what you can expect your practitioner to do at each visit. I had my second appointment on Friday (also in Edinburgh emmah!). I had to take a urine sample, and the midwife felt how big my bump was growing and listened for the heartbeak. My second midwife appointment is in 3+ weeks time (I’ll be not quite 16 weeks). Second pregnancy here and no 25 week appointment, next one is at 28 weeks. Second midwife appointment of mine I actually forgot to go to lol! My second appointment was at 17 weeks. Second midwife appointment. If this is your second baby, then you may not be offered an appointment at 24 weeks, 31 weeks, and 40 weeks, however, your midwife may ask you to attend these appointments if she has any concerns, or if your particular NHS trust has a different policy. Posts: 5016 About Me! Once you've told your doctor or midwife that you're pregnant, they'll offer you a first appointment. The apt was quite rushed so if you have any questions, write them down so you can wizz through them.One thing I was grateful for is that she didnt weigh me!!! This appointment is an opportunity to tell your midwife or doctor if you're in a vulnerable situation or if you need extra support. Get updates on how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy by signing up to the Mumsnet Pregnancy Newsletters. This product is displayed based on comments within this post. See our other articles on prenatal visits: She took my blood pressure and tested my wee, and that was it. BabyCenter aims to share products and services we hope you’ll find interesting and helpful. This will be followed by appointments at about: 16 weeks; 28 weeks; 34 weeks; 36 weeks; 38 weeks; 41 weeks, if your baby hasn’t arrived yet; If you’re unhappy about the length of time between visits, or have any other concerns, talk to your midwife. Your Second Appointment . You can always give … I have lots of appointments and scans because of my BMI but I still have appointments booked for my midwife. Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. They say as it’s my second baby I don’t need one at 24 weeks. Just so you know, we may earn a commission if you buy something we’ve linked to here. During my first pregnancy I remember seeing my midwife all the time. Posted 12/06/2017. I asked her a couple of questions and that was it. I'm sure at my booking in appt she said to me to book it for 18-20 weeks, but I've just looked online and it says 16 week midwife appt then scan at 18-20. However for my second pregnancy my midwife appointments seem to be few and far between. 2nd pregnancy here. Sore throat? Usually you have a midwive appointment at 25 weeks, this is baby number 5 for me and I have always had one at 25 weeks plus on the chart thing they give you at your booking appointment it tells you when your midwife appointments should be and that also has 25 weeks on it. But what they do is pretty much the same as your first - test your urine, do your blood pressure, and apparently it's NOT compulsory to listen to a the heartbeat at every appointment.. but put your foot down and ask if it doesn't look like the midwife will do it! 5 minutes!In some areas they listen to the heartbeat, but here (leicestershire) they don't until a bit later on. I saw her at 16 weeks and I'm seeing her this Friday and I'll be 24 weeks (Christmas week after so that's why not 25). To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. Getting information early on is important, as it gives you time to … Depending on your midwife they might try to have a listen to babies heartbeat - don't worry if she doesn't, some prefer to wait a few more weeks. I would give your midwive a call and ask! This is my second pregnancy and only have a 16 week and 28 week midwife appointment, which is pretty standard in most places for subsequent pregnancies. FGM can cause problems during labour and childbirth, which can be life threatening for mother and baby. For the fastest help on, More posts in "April 2020 Birth Club" group, Create a post in "April 2020 Birth Club" group, Breastfeeding: the trick to a comfy latch. I asked if she was going to weigh me and check the heartbeat, and she said there wasn't any point.