Antenatal Care

Congratulations on your pregnancy! If you are not already on folic acid, start today! It is available in any pharmacy.

We are delighted to help take care of you during your pregnancy in tandem with the maternity hospital.Through the national mother and child scheme antenatal care is free for all women in Ireland.

For your first visit with us we will take some routine (non-fasting) bloods tests and help you fill out some forms to register your pregnancy. We offer you an information pack about health in pregnancy and a schedule of future visits.

Please see below an outline of visits (although they can be subject to change):

24 weeks – GP 28 weeks-  Hospital (GP if second pregnancy)
30 weeks – GP 32 weeks – Hospital
34 weeks – GP 36 weeks – Hospital
37 weeks – GP 38 weeks – Hospital
39 weeks – GP 40 weeks (Due Date) Hospital

Opening Hours

Monday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
CLOSED 1.00pm - 2.00pm

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Contact Us

The Grove Medical Centre, Main Rd, Ballincollig, Co. Cork.
Phone: 021 4877817
Fax: 021 4877930