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Expert Advice: The Truth About Fibroids

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 […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Conditions, Parenting, Top Articles|Comments Off on Expert Advice: The Truth About Fibroids

Mr Richard Sheridan: first CQC Accredited Obstetrician to Practice outside Central London

Written by Mr Richard Sheridan for Doctify
Making sure an expecting mother is taken care of during pregnancy is one of the fundamental responsibilities of her doctor. However, there are other elements other than the quality of the care that she’s receiving that can cause anxiety during this time. Hospital visits, having to travel into Central […]

By |January 31st, 2018|For Clinicians|Comments Off on Mr Richard Sheridan: first CQC Accredited Obstetrician to Practice outside Central London

What should I look out for during Early Pregnancy?

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 […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Parenting|Comments Off on What should I look out for during Early Pregnancy?

Top Tips on How to Preserve your Fertility

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 […]

By |December 21st, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Top Tips on How to Preserve your Fertility

Kate Middleton Risks Worse Morning Sickness with Third Baby

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 […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Kate Middleton Risks Worse Morning Sickness with Third Baby

Common mistakes to avoid when treating your child’s eczema

Written by Dr Amjad Khan for Doctify
If it wasn’t you, it was another child at school, who always seemed to have a patch of dry skin in the crook of their elbow or was constantly itching their knees. Eczema can be a nightmare for parents with little ones who suffer from it, especially in summer.

Luckily, […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Parenting, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Common mistakes to avoid when treating your child’s eczema

Serena Williams is Pregnant – will Playing Sport Endanger her Baby?

Medical specialist comments provided by Mr Mahantesh Karoshi to Doctify
It was congratulations all round for top tennis player Serena Williams recently when she announced her pregnancy. She is expecting with fiancé (and Reddit co-founder) Alexis Ohanian. At 35 years old, she is 20 weeks pregnant.

With 22 major singles titles and 16 doubles under her belt, Williams […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Parenting, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Serena Williams is Pregnant – will Playing Sport Endanger her Baby?

Common Baby Problems

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Written by Dr Maryam Tribak for Doctify

Every parent experiences it: that fear when you notice a new rash or when they won’t stop crying. Even if you know it’s just nappy rash or colic, your parental instinct kicks in and you want to do something to make it better. […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Common Baby Problems

Eating habits during pregnancy

A healthy and balanced diet is important for everyone to maintain at all times but for pregnant and breastfeeding women what is being consumed also affects the baby, probably more significantly than initially thought. There are many guides out there as to what pregnant women should eat such as this from the NHS. In the past, […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Parenting, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Eating habits during pregnancy

Are you worried about infertility?

It is no wonder we’re so easily panicked about infertility with the fearful narrative and stigmatism that comes from being ‘labelled’ infertile. A new survey published in the Oxford Journal of Reproduction has shown that nearly half of women and men don’t seek medical help due to the fear of being labelled infertile. Infertility is […]

By |August 7th, 2016|Conditions, Parenting|Comments Off on Are you worried about infertility?