The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Fetal Medicine Unit

  • Amniocentesis

    Amniocentesis

    This is a test for possible chromosomal conditions; such as Down's syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndromes.

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  • Antenatal hydronephrosis - renal pelvic dilatation

    Antenatal hydronephrosis - renal pelvic dilatation

    Information about renal pelvic dilatation and the treatment you or your new baby may need

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  • Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

    Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

    Explaining the test for possible chromosomal conditions; such as Downs Syndrome, Edwards' Syndrome and Patau's Syndrome

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  • Craniosynostosis

    Craniosynostosis

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with an unexpected finding of craniosynostosis on ultrasound examination. The leaflet
    should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with a senior obstetrician / fetal medicine specialist.

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  • Cystadenomatoid Malformation of the Lung

    Cystadenomatoid Malformation of the Lung

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with an unexpected finding of a mass in the thorax (chest) in their baby on ultrasound
    examination. The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with a senior obstetrician.

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  • Cystic Hygroma

    Cystic Hygroma

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with a confirmed cystic hygroma in their baby. The leaflet should only be used to supplement a consultation with an experienced obstetrician.

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  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with a confirmed cytomegalovirus infection (CMV). The leaflet should only be used in supplement to a consultation with an experienced obstetrician.

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  • Di George syndrome (22q11 deletion)

    Di George syndrome (22q11 deletion)

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with a confirmed diagnosis of Di George Syndrome in their baby. The leaflet should only be used to supplement a consultation with an experienced obstetrician.

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  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Diaphragmatic Hernia

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with a confirmed congenital diaphragmatic hernia in their baby. The leaflet should only
    be used to supplement a consultation with an experienced obstetrician.

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  • Echogenic Bowel

    Echogenic Bowel

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with echogenic bowel in their baby. The leaflet should only be used to supplement a
    consultation with an experienced obstetrician.

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  • Fetal Cardiology Unit - Information about your scan

    Fetal Cardiology Unit - Information about your scan

    This information gives information about your appointment for a fetal heart scan

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  • Fetal ovarian cyst

    Fetal ovarian cyst

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women in whom a fetal ovarian cyst is suspected on ultrasound examination.

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  • Gastroschisis

    Gastroschisis

    Information about Gastroschisis and the treatment your baby will undergo when born

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  • Increased Nuchal Translucency Measurement

    Increased Nuchal Translucency Measurement

    Information about an increased Nuchal Translucency measurement

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  • Managing your pregnancy if we suspect your baby has a cleft lip or palate

    Managing your pregnancy if we suspect your baby has a cleft lip or palate

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women in whom a cleft lip is suspected in their baby on ultrasound examination.

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  • Oligohydramnios

    Oligohydramnios

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with an unexpected finding of oligohydramnios on ultrasound examination. The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with a senior obstetrician / fetal medicine specialist. This leaflet is also suitable in the presence of absent amniotic fluid (anhydramnios.)

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  • Parvovirus

    Parvovirus

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with a confirmed parvovirus infection. The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with an experienced obstetrician.

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  • Patau’s Syndrome

    Patau’s Syndrome

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of Patau’s
    Syndrome (also referred to as Trisomy 13). The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement
    to a consultation with a specialist midwife, senior obstetrician or fetal medicine specialist.

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  • Pelviureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction

    Pelviureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction

    Information about Pelviureteric junction obstruction in your baby and the additional scans you and your new born baby may undergo

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  • Pleural effusions

    Pleural effusions

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with an unexpected finding of a pleural effusion in their baby on ultrasound examination. The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with a senior obstetrician.

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  • Polyhydramnios

    Polyhydramnios

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with an unexpected finding of polyhydramnios on ultrasound examination. The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with an obstetrician.

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  • Posterior urethral valves

    Posterior urethral valves

    This leaflet is aimed at pregnant women with suspected finding of a posterior urethral valves on ultrasound examination.
    The leaflet should only be supplied in supplement to a consultation with a senior obstetrician / fetal medicine specialist.

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  • Referral to Leeds Fetal Medicine Unit (FMU)

    Referral to Leeds Fetal Medicine Unit (FMU)

    You have been given this information leaflet because the sonographer has found something on your scan that is of concern.

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