Pregnancy in France: timeline of checks

Pregnant women in France have a minimum seven obligatory medical check-ups and will be offered at least three CT scans

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Once a home testing kit has confirmed your pregnancy, you need to make an appointment with your GP, who may prescribe iron, folic acid and anti-nausea tablets. You will also get blood-tests for everything under the sun, and possibly urine tests too. You will discuss the available maternity units and hospitals in your area and have a run-down ...

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