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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?

The First Time My Baby Fell Ill: Dr Martin Saweirs, GP

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Written by Dr Martin Saweirs for Doctify

We seemed to wait longer than most for our daughter to get her first real illness. With my wife and I both being doctors we figured we’d be fine, but we somewhat underestimated things.

At about five months old she picked up one of the myriad of bugs […]

By |March 31st, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on The First Time My Baby Fell Ill: Dr Martin Saweirs, GP

My First Baby: Reflecting on Five Months of Pregnancy

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify

It’s 6am on Saturday the 25th of July 2015. My eyes are barely open and I head to the bathroom to find out if I can drink prosecco at my good friend’s wedding tonight. I’d much rather not (i.e., I am hoping the pregnancy test is kind to me […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Parenting|Comments Off on My First Baby: Reflecting on Five Months of Pregnancy

Irritable Baby? It Could be an Allergy or Reflux

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Written by Dr Neil Shah for Doctify

The symptoms for both cow’s milk allergy and reflux are quite hard to spot in newborns as they affect the gut. The symptoms can easily be confused with colic, lactose intolerance, poor feeding or general fussiness. Furthermore, the symptoms commonly occur at night so an examination in […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Parenting, Top Articles|Comments Off on Irritable Baby? It Could be an Allergy or Reflux