Pregnancy and abnormal cervical screening results
If you become pregnant and you’re not up to date with your screening tests, or you’ve previously had an abnormal test result, your GP or midwife may ask you to have a screening test at your first antenatal appointment.
It’s safe to have a cervical screening test during pregnancy. It may cause a small amount of bleeding afterwards, but this is normal.
If the test result is abnormal, you’ll then be asked to have a colposcopy. A colposcopy doesn’t cause any harm to the developing baby. If you need to have treatment, it’s usually safe to wait until after the baby is born.