Early pregnancy is a time for excitement, joy and hope. However, for some, it can also bring despair and grief, as this is a very delicate stage of pregnancy where problems could occur . Therefore, it is important to be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of potential complications in the early stages of […]
Written by Ms Rhona Flemming for Doctify
Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths within the uterine muscle. They are extremely common, with approximately 50% of women having fibroids in their lifetime, but most as small and symptomatic.
Some women remain concerned that fibroids may interfere with their chance of conceiving, having a healthy pregnancy and giving birth.
In this article, Consultant Gynaecologist […]
Written by Lucy Coe for Doctify
Birth. Its as old as humanity itself but these days there seems to be so much conflicting information on the best way to do it. With the advent of the internet, the sea of clashing opinions can feel daunting to an expecting mother. Which is why sometimes the best person […]
Written by Dr Kati Hajibagheri for Doctify
“Autism didn’t stop Einstein, Mozart or Newton from reaching for the stars.”
Learning about Autism and how it affects people is an incredibly important part of understanding it. For this World Autism Awareness Week, we spoke to Consultant Neuro-developmental Paediatrician Dr Kati Hajibagheri.
How would you define Autism?
Autism is a lifelong developmental difficulty […]
Written by Mr Richard Sheridan for Doctify
Pregnancy is a miraculous thing. It can also be terrifying, especially if it’s your first. What is normal? When should I be worried? Am I doing this right? These are all common concerns of expecting mothers.
Here to allay some of those doubts and fears and to offer guidance is […]
Written by Dr Irfana Koita for Doctify
Some people will grow up, meet the person they want to spend the rest of their lives with and then have children. For others, life may not be so straight forward. Luckily, there are now several ways to prolong fertility available to those who wish to delay having kids […]
Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify
HPV is relatively common, affecting 1 in 10 women at some stage in their lives and many women live with it without ever knowing they’ve had it as their immune system fights the virus successfully.
But in a small percentage of cases HPV lingers and can go on to cause […]
Featuring Mr Mahantesh Karoshi for Doctify
If you’ve been anywhere near the internet/a newspaper/all the social media channels, you’ll know that Kate Middleton is pregnant. The Duchess of Cambridge, who is already mother to Prince George (aged four years) and Princess Charlotte (aged two years) is 12 weeks pregnant with her third child.
The body goes through […]
Whether you’re trying for a child or are recently pregnant (congrats!), finding the perfect specialist to guide you on your journey through conceiving, pregnancy itself and giving birth is very important.
Ideally, you want a gynecologist and obstetrician, or a fertility expert located near your home or work. You want to be able to make appointments […]
Written by Mr Steven Gordon for Doctify
Miscarriage is not something people like to talk about. Its a difficult subject to broach and one that feels awkward and taboo, which just further adds to its stigma. And although miscarriage can be devastating for both the mother and the father, it’s the woman who experiences the physical […]