Information for pregnant

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Where to register

Registration to Prague maternity hospitals is at a gestational week 14 + 0 (1st day of menstruation). At UPMD and Apolinář it is possible to register via their website.

Our gynecological clinic recommends:

  • FN VFN Apolinář – most of our doctors are working here
  • UPMD
  • FN Motol
  • FN Bulovka
  • FN Thomayerova

In the case of maternity hospitals outside Prague: Hořovice, Kladno, Melnik, Benesov – no registration required.

Examinations after weeks

Examinations will be conducted regularly after 2 to 4 weeks throughout the pregnancy.

During the 10th week we will issue a maternity card and collect the blood (fasting) for infectious diseases / HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B / blood group, blood sugar, blood count and first trimester screening. Newly we investigate the function of the thyroid gland, which is important for the proper development of babies.

From the 11th week  the Trisomy test for Down syndrome can be done, accuracy of 99% – the price of CZK 9600

In 12th-13th week we recommend first trimester screening – more information here:

It is the screening of chromosomal defects – such as Down syndrome, trisomy 18, 13, the risk of premature birth, the risk of intrauterine growth retardation (impaired fetal growth) and preeclampsia (a combination of high blood pressure and protein loss)

Another important examination is ultrasound is between 20th and 22nd week of pregnancy, it can detect some birth defects – examination takes place in our clinic.

After the 24th week there will be a test for gestational diabetes. For more information please contact our nurse.

The 26th – 27th week is suitable for baby display in 4D and 3D ultrasound, it can be ordered at our clinic – it is involved in our extra package.

Other Ultrasound examination will be between 30th-32nd week, to assess the position of the fetus, placenta and its function – also we will tell you how much weighs the baby. We perform blood sampling for assessment of blood counts and control of blood antibodies and syphilis.

We will issue you a maternity leave.

If the pregnant wishes, it is possible to attend our clinic until the birth. This will be appreciated by mothers who do not wish to wait in Prague hospitals for examinations for 1-2 hours – it is involved in our extra package.

If any mother wishes to have a doctor from our clinic at birth, it can be arranged in person.