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Ways To Manage Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is a double-edged sword; the nausea it causes is miserable, but the fact that you have symptoms usually means the pregnancy is well-established. In this article, you’ll find information on morning sickness, and […]

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What Decides My Baby’s Gender?

You may be wondering “what decides my baby’s gender?” The answer is a question of chromosomes, and may surprise you!   The Science Behind Gender The sex chromosomes are the indicators of gender. Typically, girls […]

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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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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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Dr Penman – My Premature Triplets

Dr Penman – My Premature Triplets is an emotive article from Dr Penman, a fetal medicine specialist. Readers may find some of the content of this post distressing. Dr Penman would like to remind others that […]

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Why Choose Private Healthcare With Dr Penman?

There are many benefits to private fetal and gynaecological healthcare. In this article, you will find a number of reasons to choose the private route with Dr Penman at Fetal Medicine UK, as well as […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 to undress from the […]