On this page:


  • Antenatal screening:
    • Combined first trimester screening
    • Pre-eclampsia screening
  • Prenatal diagnosis:
    • NIPT (non-invasive prenatal testing)
    • Chorionic villous sampling
  • Amniocentesis
  • Routine assessment of fetal growth, anatomy, and blood flow by experienced twin sonographers
  • Specialist twin midwife appointments throughout the pregnancy
  • Specialist perinatal mental health support
  • Specialist breast feeding support
  • Detailed fetal medicine ultrasound by fetal medicine experts
  • Detailed fetal echocardiography by fetal Cardiologists
  • Fetal therapies:
    • Fetoscopic laser treatment for twin-twin-transfusion syndrome (TTTS) and twin anaemia polycythaemia sequence (TAPS)
    • Selective reduction for higher order pregnancies
    • Selective termination for babies with abnormalities
    • Placement of fetal shunts for excess fluid in the lungs or severely distended bladders
  • Intrauterine blood transfusion for fetal anaemia
  • Fetal MRI scans
  • Rescue cervical cerclage for twins with open cervix who are not in labour
  • Specialist consultations with neonatologists and paediatric surgeons before delivery
  • Tour of our delivery suite
  • Tour of our advanced neonatal units
  • Advanced neonatal care for extremely premature babies and facilities for surgeries for newborn babies with abnormalities

The video below shows specialist midwife Sarah talking about the multiple birth service at St George’s:

Dr Justin Richards, Consultant Neonatologist, shares excitement for the launch of the Twins Trust Centre of Research and Clinical Excellence and what it means for research at St George’s:

Basky video

Deborah brown video