June 20, 2018
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    Hearing The Baby’s Heartbeat

    Hearing the baby’s heartbeat at your 6 week scan is one of the most moving experiences in becoming a parent. No one can appreciate quite what that feeling is like to hear your unborn baby’s [...]
  • Gynaecology

    Polycystic Ovary Disease

    Are you looking for treatment for polycystic ovary disease?  Polycystic Ovary Disease is also known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) because patients can show a set of medical signs and symptoms that are characteristics of [...]
  • Gynaecology

    Myosure and Hysteroscopy

    There was a time when if  pedunculated intracavity fibroid or a polyp was causing heavy menstrual bleeding, the treatment would have been usually by hysterectomy but with Myosure and Hysteroscopy Procedure, treatment now is as [...]
  • Gynaecology


    Infertility is the inability to conceive after having regular unprotected sexual intercourse (every 2-3 days).  The usual time period that is quoted for infertility to be a diagnosis is 12 months.  Helping a couple achieving [...]
  • Pregnancy

    What is a Pregnancy Viability Scan?

      Do you know what a Pregnancy Viability Scan is ? You’ve just found out you’re pregnant and trying to wade through all the scans and tests, this is especially confusing if you have never [...]
  • Pregnancy

    Pregnancy Testing Kits

    Pregnancy tests detect the level of the pregnancy hormone (hCG)  in your urine. As discussed this level depends on when implantation took place, so it is important to remember that not all women will produce [...]
  • Pregnancy

    When Can I Get A Scan?

      Read through this article to ensure you date your pregnancy correctly !   The timing of your first scan is very important, so having followed the instructions in “Interpreting Pregnancy Test Results” section, you [...]

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Baby Scans


C. Nuchal Scan

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  Nuchal translucency is a term used to describe  a collection of fluid under the skin at the back of your baby’s neck. It can be measured using ultrasound: between 11 weeks and 13 weeks […]


A. Viability Scan (6-10 weeks)

October 10, 2017 0

  At this scan it is possible to accurately date the pregnancy, determine the number of fetuses present, detect the fetal heart beat and determine if the pregnancy appears to be progressing normally. This scan […]


F. Fetal Growth/Wellbeing Scan (24+ weeks)

October 10, 2017 0

The growth of the baby is assessed by taking measurements of the fetal head, abdomen and thigh bone and an estimate of the fetal weight can be calculated. The volume of the amniotic fluid, the […]


E. Fetal Anomaly Scan (20-24 weeks)

October 10, 2017 0

During this scan we look in great detail at the anatomy of the baby. Particular attention is paid to the brain, face, spine, limbs, heart, stomach, kidneys and other internal organs. The sex of the […]



Infertility Package

April 12, 2018 0

Infertility is heartbreaking. It seems that it should be the simplest thing in the world, there are babies everywhere,  but even if its secondary infertility and you already have one child, it is still very […]


Uterine Polyps Treatment

October 17, 2017 0

Uterine polyps treatment has come a long way in the last 10 years. Gone are the days of requiring a hysterectomy as treatment for polyps, or even a D&C but it does depend on where […]


Treatments For Heavy Periods

October 10, 2017 0

There are many treatments for heavy periods but what is a heavy period? How is it defined? Long, heavy periods or heavy menstrual bleeding is menstrual bleeding that lasts for more than 7 days. Menstrual bleeding […]


Polycystic Ovary Disease

October 10, 2017 0

Are you looking for treatment for polycystic ovary disease?  Polycystic Ovary Disease is also known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) because patients can show a set of medical signs and symptoms that are characteristics of […]


Pelvic Pain

October 10, 2017 0

  The causes for pelvic pain in women are widespread, that can affect all structures, not just the reproductive organs.  This can pose a medical challenge to doctors. However a gynaecologist diagnoses and treats pelvic […]


NovaSure and Endometrial Ablation

October 10, 2017 0

I think its hard to understand what heavy, painful periods are really like until you have experienced them yourself and to find that the Novasure Endometrial Ablation Procedure will cure you of this without major […]

Which Scan Do You Need?

  •      Ultrasound scans tell us a great deal about your baby. Mr Penman provides the full ultrasound scan programme at a private hospital in Walderslade –  Spire Alexandra Hospital He offers a comprehensive ante-natal diagnostic [...]

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Infertility Package £190
Cervical Smear + Lab Fees £118
Self Refer Gynae Appt. £180
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Contact Details

Spire Alexandra Hospital
Impton Road
Tel: 01634 687166

Newnham Court Road
ME14 5FT
Tel: 01622 237 500