Please be on
time. Being late may delay your treatment.
Plan to stay at
the clinic for about 3 hours.
If you do not
speak English, you need to be accompanied by an interpreter or an English
speaking friend or relative.
You need to fast from midnight the day before , or for at least four hours before the
operation. Fasting means "nil by mouth": no food, no drink, no water and no chewing gum. Please
do not smoke.
You cannot drive
a car or return to work for the rest of the day. Ask your partner or a friend to accompany you home.
If you are under
16 years of age, you must have proof of age and be accompanied by a parent or
guardian, who will be asked to co-sign the consent for your operation.
A blood test is done to check your blood group, unless you provide official written proof (a
blood donorís card or a pathology report).
For your comfort
and convenience, please wear a blouse and skirt or a loose dress, and flat
Please do not
bring children to the clinic as it upsets other patients attending for an
A referral letter
from your doctor is not necessary, but if you have one, please bring it with
Please bring the reports of all tests performed by your doctor to confirm and assess your pregnancy, to avoid