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This section of our website contains informative articles covering four main areas of interest: Women’s Health, Fertility, Pregnancy and Mum & Baby.

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Understanding The Cost Of Private Maternity Care In The UK
Understanding The Cost Of Private Maternity Care In The UKIf you have been looking into private maternity care for your pregnancy, it is important to know the costs involved. As there is no one all-inclusive price, it is beneficial to understand the essential components that make up private maternity care – the Obstetrician’s fee, the cost of the pregnancy scans (and the blood tests), and the private maternity hospital costs for delivery.

We have outlined the process involved to calculate an overall estimate covering typical scenarios, to enable you make informed decisions that meet your budget and needs. More…

Why Go Private For Pregnancy Scans Instead Of The NHS In The UK?
Why Go Private For Pregnancy Scans Instead Of The NHS In The UK?Your pregnancy scans can be a wonderfully exciting experience, however if not performed by the right person, it might leave you feeling less than comfortable. Nowadays, more and more expecting mums are willing to pay out of pocket to undergo private maternity scans. But how do you decide if it’s the right choice for you? More…

IVF Success Rates In The UK
IVF Success Rates In The UKIf you have been unsuccessfully trying to become pregnant, it is likely that IVF may be on your mind. But there is a lot to consider when it comes to finding the right IVF clinic for you. We all know it’s expensive and it can take a toll emotionally, so it’s important to make informed decisions right from the very start. More…

Why Have A Well Woman Check?
Why Have A Well Woman Check?Finding the time to visit the doctor for a Well Woman Check may seem an unnecessary chore. After all, you’re busy with work and family, and, if you’re already a mum you’re probably worrying more about your kids’ health than your own. It‘s so easy to forget that it’s our own wellbeing that gives us the ability to be so busy. Here at Private Pregnancy UK, we think the answer for time-poor women is a top-quality Well Woman Check. More…

Postnatal Depression
Postnatal DepressionWith so many women experiencing Postnatal Depression (at least one in ten), it really is something to be aware of when expecting.If you would like to know more, including the symptoms to look out for and factors that might make mum’s more susceptible to PND, read on.

The following article also offers advice and information on the most suitable treatments available today for new mothers. More…

10 Things To Consider When Buying A Pushchair
10 Things To Consider When Buying A PushchairRead helpful tips if you’re expecting and looking for the perfect pushchair.

It may sound easy but ensure you’ve considered all the factors – durability, space, weight and your lifestyle. This guide will come in handy before committing to this important purchase. After all, it could be one that makes life a whole lot easier – or prove unmanageable at this precious time. More…

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