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Private Clinics & Hospitals For NIPT (Harmony or Panorama or neoBona Test)

For the past decade, doctors have utilised the Nuchal Translucency Scan to assess pregnant women on their risk of having a baby with Down syndrome, or other possible abnormalities. This scan enables doctors to look at the skin fold of the baby’s neck along with baby’s nose bone near the 12 week mark. This combined with an additional blood test make for a 92% predictive value. While these results are strong, there is still a high margin for error, and women who present as high risk may elect to proceed to Chorion Villous Sampling (CVS) or Amniocentesis. Unfortunately, these tests are invasive and carry a risk of miscarriage of about 1:100.

Even the slightest chance of miscarriage is a scary thought for any new mum. The good news is, Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) is now available. Doctors have discovered that a simple blood sample taken from the mother at around 10 weeks can be analysed for cell free foetal DNA. The results of this test have a predictive value of more than 99%, greatly reducing the need for more invasive and risky testing.

There are currently three main tests available in the UK – Harmony Test, Panorama Test, and neoBona Test. Please contact the clinics listed here to know more about the NIPT they offer during pregnancy.

Related article: The Harmony Prenatal DNA Test –
Non-invasive Screening For Down Syndrome

Related article: The Panorama Test: Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) Screening

Related article: The neoBona Test: Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT)

Related Pregnancy Scan: Nuchal Translucency Scan or 12 Week Scan

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The Gynae Centre is a premium gynaecology care clinic in central London, established by highly qualified and esteemed consultants. It offers a wide range of ultrasound scans including pregnancy, fertility and gynaecology scans using the latest equipment and technology. more...

The Women’s Wellness Centre
(Harmony Test)
274-276 Fulham Road
London SW10 9EW
Greater London
Tel: 020 7751 4488
Fax: 020 7751 4470
Email: info@womenswellnesscentre.com
Website: www.womenswellnesscentre.com

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Jon Green
Jon Green
I took my partner in for a reassurance scan at 21 weeks. The sonographer stated that the placenta was high up near the fundus and therefore in a good position. This surprised us since the 19 week scan we'd had at a hospital indicated the placenta was very low lying and near the cervix. We had another scan at 28 weeks at the same hospital and it again confirmed that the placenta was low. The placenta obviously can't move around like that so the sonographer at WWC was clearly incompetent. Amazing that she could make such a basic eroor on such an important issue!
s6rick
s6rick
Great centre with top doctors and support staff. Making the process for my wife during pregnancy easy and enjoyable.
Pedram Azarbod
Pedram Azarbod
I took my daughters to see Dr Ovaici to get the chickenpox vaccine. She was amazing with the children yet maintaining a professional decorum. The children enjoyed their experience. She gets a big 5 stars from us.
Danielle Pereira
Danielle Pereira
Really good service. Everyone is really polite and professional. It's infinitely better than the service you get from the NHS. If you can afford it, don't think twice. Dr Gubby Ayida is wonderful and so is their sonographer Rhiannon.
Henry Leventis
Henry Leventis
My wife and I are really fond of the Women's Wellness Centre and would highly recommend it to any prospective parents. Our consultant, Ms Ayida was truly amazing and her PA Julie was sweet and very well organised, as were the receptionists. All the sonographers were also extremely professional, and warm and likeable. So all in all five stars.

Women’s Ultrasound Centre
(Harmony Test)
19 Harley Street
London W1G 9QJ
Greater London
Tel: 020 7636 6765
Fax: 020 3621 9594
Email: info@womensultrasound.co.uk
Website: www.womensultrasound.co.uk