About this information

NICE clinical guidelines advise the NHS on caring for people with specific conditions or diseases and the treatments they should receive. The information applies to people using the NHS in England and Wales.

This information explains the advice about the care that healthy women should receive during pregnancy that is set out in NICE's guideline on antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

This is an update of NICE's guideline on antenatal care: routine care for the healthy pregnant woman that published in 2003.

Does this information apply to me?

  • Yes, if you are pregnant with 1 baby and have no health problems

  • No, if you are having more than 1 baby, or you have certain medical conditions or you have developed a health problem during pregnancy.