Hearing Baby’s Heartbeat

August 9, 2018 admin 0

When Can Dr Penman Detect My Baby’s Heartbeat? Dr Penman is able to detect your baby’s heartbeat as early as 6 weeks at the Viability (Dating) Scan. For more information about this scan, please click […]


I’m Pregnant – What’s Next?

July 31, 2018 admin 0

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 Tests

Cervical Screening Test

July 24, 2018 admin 2

    Dr Penman offers cervical screening tests in his routine gynaecology clinic. Read the information below and follow the guide to book and appointment. You can fill in the online appointment form or ring […]


What Decides My Baby’s Gender?

July 23, 2018 admin 0

The Science Behind Gender The sex chromosomes are the indicators of gender. Typically, girls have two X chromosomes (XX), whilst boys have one X and one Y chromosome (XY). Sex chromosome arrangements that differ from […]


Pregnant and Overweight?

July 18, 2018 admin 2

PLEASE NOTE: Dr Penman is not a specialist in nutrition, and this blog post is for information only. If you are concerned about your weight and the effect it may have on your pregnancy and […]

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Gynaecology Tests


July 17, 2018 admin 0

What Is A Hysterosalpingogram? A hysterosalpingogram is the study of the fallopian tubes. A test can be performed which can tell whether or not the fallopian tubes are open and unobstructed. This image shows the […]