Just try to see your GP soon so you can get booked in for the scan & blood test ASAP (in case they are booked out).
With ds1, after a loss at 20 weeks, I had an anatomy/morph scan with my NT scan, another at 16 weeks and another at 20.
OP, my referral for NT scan usually said bloods at 10 weeks and scan at 11-13 weeks. You have time to do all and if you're doing the harmony as well then I wouldn't worry too much about timing of your NT bloods.
Most people don't want to pay for the nipt though unless their nt scan comes back with a higher ratio.
I'm doing the nipt rather than the scan this time as I'm 37 and I had a loss a few months ago which was trisomy 21.
Wow how confusing! But glad I read along for the info. My fertility specialist gave me referral for nipt, NT and NT bloods. Since my nipt is tomorrow I might call the women's imaging center and discuss my options of just having a morph scan since the nipt will be done prior.
My SIL is a radiographer and she prefers women closer to 13 weeks... I thinks it's a bit easier to see everything. I think the bloods just need to be in before the scan just so they know for anything special to check for.... Plus they use the blood and the scan to come up with the result... So if they don't have the bloods it delays the result...
Harmony is any time after 10 weeks... I don't think there is a maximum time IYKWIM I think people just go right on 10 weeks as they are easer... Not 100% sure if doctors can refer but I don't see why not... Actually if I remember o didn't actually need the referral... The lady at the collection centre laughed and said she wasn't sure why doctors keep writing them... I Think because it's a private test you don't technically need a referal...
Just an update - saw my GP today and she's booked me for the NT scan on Monday. The place I am going does the scan and the bloods the same day, and then sends you back to your doctor for results one week later.
So glad it is organised!
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