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Welcome to Dr Penman’s blog. Here, you’ll find a wealth of informative articles relating to pregnancy and gynaecology. Perhaps, you’re not sure what to do now you’re pregnant? I’m Pregnant – What’s Next? will help […]

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Baby Blog

Welcome to Dr Penman’s Baby Blog. Here, you’ll find a number of articles relating to pregnancy, baby scans and baby gender as well as issues affecting babies and mothers. To read an article, first click […]

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Baby Scans

Dr Penman – My Premature Triplets

Dr Penman – My Premature Triplets is an emotive article from Dr Penman, a fetal medicine specialist and baby scan specialist. It is worth warning readers that it is a distressing post and Dr Penman would […]

Baby Scans

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome is a serious condition that dramatically affects the baby during development in the womb but also has far reaching effects on the baby once born. PLEASE NOTE: Dr Penman is not a […]

Baby Scans

See And Hear Baby’s Heartbeat

Do you want to see and hear baby’s heartbeat? Even if this is your second or third pregnancy, its still a wonderful, magical moment. When Can Dr Penman Detect My Baby’s Heartbeat? Dr Penman is […]

Baby Scans

I’m Pregnant – What’s Next?

I’m Pregnant – What’s Next? You’ve done a home pregnancy test, or maybe you’ve even had a test done at your GP, and found out that you’re pregnant (click here for more information on interpreting […]

Gynaecology

Cervical Screening

What Is Cervical Screening? Cervical screening (or a cervical/pap smear) is a method of finding abnormal cells on the cervix (the entrance to the womb from the vagina). At your screening appointment, you’ll be asked […]

Baby Scans

What Decides My Baby’s Gender?

There are many old wives tales about what decides baby’s gender. In this article, Dr Penman explains the science behind whether your baby is a boy or a girl. The Science Behind Gender The sex […]