Antenatal care means the care you receive throughout your pregnancy and before birth.
You’ll usually be asked to ‘book’ where you want to give birth near the start of your pregnancy, but you can change your mind later.
You’ll perhaps have more to do with the NHS in the next few months than you will for the rest of you life – unless, of course, you have another baby.
An ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves that bounce off solid objects and create a picture on screen.
Always ask the reason for tests – they may be routine and straightforward to the health professionals carrying them out, but not to you.
The birth of more than one baby is always known as a multiple birth, whether there are two, three or more.