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Welcome To Private Pregnancy UK

This website is setup to provide a resource for mums-to-be in the UK who wish to look at private healthcare as an alternative to the NHS. Here you will find listings of carefully selected private clinics, hospitals and consultant doctors that provide fertility, IVF, maternity care, pregnancy scans and childbirth-related services of high quality.

Before using the website please ensure you have read the Disclaimer and agreed to the Terms Of Use.

Download Our New iMummy App!

Download The New iMummy App!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our iMummy app, the must-have app for women at all stages of their pregnancy journey. More…

How Old Is Too Old To Have A Baby? 44, According To British Women

How old is too old to have a baby? 44, according to British women

New research conducted by The Private Pregnancy UK Show in May 2016 revealed that when it comes to having babies, British women believe that 44 is ‘too old’ and should be the cut-off point. The research aimed to start a debate on how far medical intervention and assisted conception can go in aiding women who wish to preserve their fertility or delay having children. We asked the question to a group of leading healthcare panellists in a discussion on women’s healthcare to get their opinion. More…

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Miscarriage: We Need To Stop Talking About “Bad Luck”

Miscarriage: We Need To Stop Talking About “Bad Luck”

Miscarriage can be one of the biggest heartbreaks a woman suffers in her lifetime. To experience the joy of discovering you are pregnant, only to have your dreams dashed can be absolutely devastating. For the many couples who are then simply told it is “bad luck”, the experience can be even more frustrating. More…

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Will Travelling Affect Pregnancy? How To Stay Safe When Travelling During Pregnancy

Will Travelling Affect Pregnancy? How To Stay Safe When Travelling During Pregnancy

Will travelling affect pregnancy? Is it safe to fly in pregnancy? Are there places you should be wary of? Find out how to stay safe when you’re travelling during pregnancy. More…

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: What Is Kate Middleton’s Pregnancy Sickness?

Hyperemesis Gravidarum: What Is Kate Middleton’s Pregnancy Sickness?

No, the Duchess of Cambridge is not suffering from “morning sickness”, but a debilitating illness called hyperemesis gravidarum. Here, we chat with the lead midwife of a world-renowned maternity hospital about hyperemesis. More…

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The Top 5 Pregnancy Apps For 2017

The Top 5 Pregnancy Apps For 2017

Pregnancy apps are the modern way to learn about and monitor your pregnancy. Here, we’ve compiled our list of the top 5. More…

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7 Fun Ways To Bond With Your Bump

7 Fun Ways To Bond With Your Bump

Here’s a truth no one tells you about pregnancy: sometimes bonding with your bump involves a little extra effort. More…

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Drinking During Pregnancy: British Mums More Likely To Put Babies At Risk

Drinking During Pregnancy: British Mums More Likely To Put Babies At Risk

Drinking during pregnancy. Some do, some don’t. It’s a controversial topic, but what are the facts about alcohol and pregnancy? More…

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Can Chlamydia Affect Your Fertility And Pregnancy?

Can Chlamydia Affect Your Fertility And Pregnancy?

Chlamydia can affect your fertility and pregnancy – even your baby. Expert London-based gynaecologist, Dr Alex Eskander, explains. More…

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Baby Carrier Guide 2017 – The Best Baby Carriers

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Which is the best baby carrier 2017? We’ve compiled a handy guide to helping you choose the best baby carrier or sling for your baby in 2017. More…

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The Cost Of Private Maternity Care And Childbirth In London

The Cost Of Private Maternity Care And Childbirth In London

Along with the joy and excitement of pregnancy, comes many decisions and choices. One in particular is whether or not to have a private birth. Private maternity facilities are highly regarded for providing unparalleled care within state-of-the-art facilities. However, this kind of individualised treatment comes at a cost,openning and it’s important to know what to expect. We spoke with The Lindo Wing and Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospitals in London to provide a detailed breakdown of the costs associated with private maternity care and childbirth. More…

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Why Go Private For Pregnancy Scans Instead Of The NHS In The UK?

Private Pregnancy Scan

Routine pregnancy scans are milestones for any expectant mum – so it is no surprise that many choose to have them done at private clinics. When looking at the list of benefits, it is easy to see why. Whether it be for the comfort of a private room, or the latest in ultrasound technology – choosing to go private for pregnancy scans certainly has its advantages. More…

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IVF Success Rates In The UK

IVF Success Rates In The UK

Undergoing IVF can be an emotional journey and financially expensive, so you’ll want to ensure you choose the right clinic from the offset.

No doubt you’ll research your options before you commit, it’s likely you’ll refer to the clinic’s success rates as a guide.

Although they can be a helpful introductory signpost, a clinic’s success rates may be misleading when taken on their own. Find out why and read helpful information on choosing the right clinic for you. More…

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