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Private Pregnancy Care in London

Your pregnancy is a wondrous, natural and healthy state; the birth of your child is an entirely normal physiological event. Every pregnancy and every birth are different and whether you’re considering a natural or assisted delivery; my constant and absolute priority is the care and safety of you and your baby.

Chrissie Yu 2021

The majority of pregnancies are normal and natural – but no two are ever alike. Miss Yu’s focus is on your care, designed around clinical best practice and the needs of you and your baby; for a positive birth experience. You have the reassurance that in the event that your pregnancy or baby’s birth doesn’t follow the predicted or desired course and develops complications, Miss Yu applies her long experience to achieve the best outcome for you and your baby.

Miss Yu’s specialist skills are in high-risk obstetrics, fetal-maternal medicine, ultrasound scanning, and managing medical disorders in pregnancy.

To reserve a private consultation with Chrissie to discuss your private obstetric care, or simply for more information, please get in touch with her PA.

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Your schedule of care

Miss Yu’s private pregnancy care packages include care from your initial appointment through to your delivery and for six weeks afterwards into your postnatal period. A standard schedule of care for a normal pregnancy is shown in the topics section of this website. However, depending on your pregnancy, your appointments may need to be more frequent.

Keeping you well in pregnancy

Maintaining good maternal health and ensuring a safe delivery for your baby are Miss Yu’s main priorities. During your consultations you will have the opportunity to discuss all aspects of your care. You will be kept fully informed when blood tests or scans are needed in your pregnancy.

Delivering your baby

The health needs of you and your baby are of paramount importance and as the pregnancy progresses Miss Yu will plan your care with you to ensure a safe delivery. You will also receive outstanding care from the highly experienced midwives at the Portland Hospital, Lindo Wing or Kensington Wing during your stay.

Postnatal care

After baby’s arrival, if you need additional care and support in the postnatal period, Miss Yu’s packages include appointments for up to six weeks after the birth of your baby.

A Highly Experienced Consultant Obstetrician

Miss Yu has over 20 years’ experience in the NHS and her private practice. She offers private obstetric care (antenatal, labour and postnatal) for mothers and babies at the Lindo Wing, St Mary’s Hospital and the Portland Hospital.

Miss Yu is also a lead Consultant Obstetrician in the NHS at St Mary’s Hospital, London

Her specialist skills are in high-risk obstetrics, fetal-maternal medicine, ultrasound scanning, and managing medical disorders in pregnancy. She is fluent in English and Cantonese. As an advocate for the importance of medical education she teaches junior medical staff on safe obstetric practice and lectures in fetal ultrasound and fetal-maternal medicine.

Leading research into pre-eclampsia

Miss Yu’s leading research into pre-eclampsia is widely published in numerous journals worldwide. See our Topics section for more detail.

Gynaecology Care

Miss Yu also provides gynaecology care for women from their late teenage years through menopause and beyond. Her specialist services include private well woman screening checks; cervical smear screening and pelvic scans in addition to advice on contraception and sexual health.