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.
Getting Help For Male Fertility Problems
It is a common misconception that male infertility is only a problem for older men, but infertility within men of all ages is increasing due to nutritional and lifestyle factors.
We met with leading Consultant Urologist Mr Jonathan Ramsay in London to find out just what help is available for men suffering with infertility. More…
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…
Staff Picks: Products We Recommend (September 2016)
Every month our team selects a handful of products that we would happily recommend to our family and friends who are expecting or have recently become parents. Here is what we have picked for this month.
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Luxury for pregnant skin
Happy handsfree bath times
An easy way to a great night’s sleep
All round natural baby skincare range
Conquering pram chic
The Panorama Test: Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) Screening
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) has been discussed a lot in the media – but apart from all the hype what does it actually involve and is it something that every mum-to-be needs to consider undergoing upon finding out she is expecting a baby? A NIPT can identify evidence of chromosomal abnormalities such as Down syndrome, Edward syndrome, Patau syndrome or sex chromosome trisomies. This article puts the Panorama test, which has already been delivered to over half a million women across the world, in the spotlight and answers any questions you may have been waiting to ask. More…
Product Review: MAM Anti-Colic Bottle
Life with a new born baby can be quite stressful, especially when it comes to feeding. With so many bottles on the market, it’s hard to know which is the best choice for your baby. We thought it was about time our own panel of reviewers put the MAM Self Sterilising Anti-Colic bottle to the test. More…
Early Pregnancy Scare To Dream Birth Experience: One Mum’s Journey
Some women fall pregnant unexpectedly or may not find out they are pregnant until a couple of months into their first trimester. Sometimes the realisation of what you have eaten or done upon discovering you are pregnant can cause worry, particularly if you are on prescribed medication or drank an extra glass of wine at dinner. For extra reassurance, seeing a private obstetrician can provide additional support at this time. This feature outlines the unique care from a consultant led service from the initial assessment right through to the birth of your baby. More…
Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Storage: A Natural, Affordable Way To Help Protect Your Child’s Long-Term Health?
The stem cells in your baby’s cord blood are the most potent that they will ever have. They can become almost any tissue type in the body and may even be used to regrow entire organs. Banking cord blood ensures that your baby is prepared to benefit from the future of stem cell medicine. But what does it all mean?
We spoke with Cells4Life to understand more about this leading-edge health initiative that increasing numbers of in-the-know parents are now turning to in order to help ensure their child’s – and family’s – health. More…
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, 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…
Why Go Private For Pregnancy Scans Instead Of The NHS In The UK?
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…
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…