Appendix D: Schedule of specialist antenatal appointments

Appendix D: Schedule of specialist antenatal appointments

Type of pregnancy (uncomplicated)

Minimum contacts with core multidisciplinary team

Timing of appointments PLUS scans

Additional appointments WITHOUT scans

Monochorionic diamniotic twins

9 (including 2 with specialist obstetrician)

Approximately 11 weeks 0 days to 13 weeks 6 days*

and

16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 28, 32 and 34 weeks

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Dichorionic twins

8 (including 2 with specialist obstetrician)

Approximately 11 weeks 0 days to 13 weeks 6 days*

and

20, 24, 28, 32 and 36 weeks

16 and 34 weeks

Monochorionic triamniotic triplets and

dichorionic triamniotic triplets

11 (including 2 with specialist obstetrician)

Approximately 11 weeks 0 days to 13 weeks 6 days*

and

16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 and 34 weeks

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Trichorionic triamniotic triplets

7 (including 2 with specialist obstetrician)

Approximately 11 weeks 0 days to 13 weeks 6 days*

and

20, 24, 28, 32 and 34 weeks

16 weeks

* When crown–rump length measures from 45 mm to 84 mm

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)