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What to Expect when you’re Expecting – The Portland Hospital’s Pregnancy Open Day

What to Expect when you’re Expecting – The [...]

The decision aboutwhere to give birth to your baby is crucial for any parent, not only to ensure that [...]

The meningitis B vaccine

The meningitis B vaccine

Paediatrician Dr Yiannis Ioannou answers some key questions about the Meningitis B vaccine which has now been [...]

What is postnatal depression?

What is postnatal depression?

Having a baby is a life-changing experience that brings joy and happiness to parents and their families. However, for [...]

Managing stress during pregnancy

Managing stress during pregnancy

Discovering that you are pregnant can bring feelings of joy and excitement for yourself, your partner and family.  However, [...]

How to Take the Scariness Out of Antenatal Care This Halloween

How to Take the Scariness Out of Antenatal [...]

If you’ve recently found out that you’re pregnant, you’re probably thinking about the path that lies ahead during the [...]

Wall Art Ideas for Your Toddler

Wall Art Ideas for Your Toddler

Guest Blog |   Created by Gigi Brooks Allowing your child to be involved in the decoration of his [...]

Is hypnobirthing an option for you?

Is hypnobirthing an option for you?

From active births to water births, there are many techniques that women are using to manage labour to provide [...]

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow - Why Some Babies are Born with Big Hair

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow - Why Some Babies [...]

Why are some babies born with a full head of hair and others are not? Dr Andrew Raffles, Consultant [...]

Planning your birth at The Portland Hospital

Planning your birth at The Portland Hospital

Planning your birth can be an exciting time for parents-to-be, and being informed of the different choices available to [...]

The importance of including your partner

The importance of including your partner

The day you have your baby is one of the most special and happiest days of your life and [...]

5 Ways to Get Through a Summer Pregnancy

5 Ways to Get Through a Summer Pregnancy

Weight gain, swollen joints and hormonal changes are part and parcel of pregnancy, and they can be troublesome at the [...]

5 Ways to Prevent Complications during Pregnancy

5 Ways to Prevent Complications during Pregnancy

A pregnancy has the potential to put considerable strain on the human body. Although the risks of anything going [...]

What's causing your child's headache?

What's causing your child's headache?

Headache is a common complaint in children with up to 75 per cent reporting at least one notable headache [...]

Becoming a Dad - A Dad's Guide to Pregnancy

Becoming a Dad - A Dad's Guide to [...]

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn/Winter Issue 2014 | Becoming a Dad [...]

Solving teenagers period problems

Solving teenagers period problems

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn/Winter Issue 2014 | Solving Teenagers Period Problems [...]

Stem Cells to grow your own Organs

Stem Cells to grow your own Organs

Pioneering research means we could be using ‘home grown’ organs for transplant years. ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD CIARAN FINN-LYNCH made medical [...]

Vaccinating your child against Meningitis W

Vaccinating your child against Meningitis W

Meningitis W is a strain of meningitis with a higher than average death rate and it has been on [...]

New discovery distinguished by The Portland Hospital’s doctor’s team ‘reduces risk’ of peanut allergy by 80%

New discovery distinguished by The Portland Hospital’s doctor’s [...]

Professor Gideon Lack leads breakthrough research at King’s College London New discovery by The Portland Hospital’s [...]

The Portland Hospital welcomes expectant parents to its Pregnancy Open Day

The Portland Hospital welcomes expectant parents to its [...]

The Portland Hospital is opening its doors to welcome visitors to its Pregnancy Open Day on Sunday 19 [...]

The Portland Hospital to double the size of its specialist Children’s Hospital

The Portland Hospital to double the size of [...]

Planners approve a stunning new link-bridge design to adjacent building London’s world renowned Portland Hospital for Women and [...]

Respiratory Health Explained

Respiratory Health Explained

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a virus that causes infections of the lungs and respiratory tract. It's so common [...]

Day in the Life of a Portland Modern Matron

Day in the Life of a Portland Modern [...]

Louise Eastland, Modern Matron of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, The Portland Hospital What do you do? [...]

Miracle Baby defies the odds to survive

Miracle Baby defies the odds to survive

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn/Winter Issue 2014 | Miracle Baby [...]

Do you know what Prenatal test is best for you?

Do you know what Prenatal test is best [...]

Comparing and contrasting Chromosome tests With three different prenatal tests now available, it can be difficult to know [...]

Midwife Led Maternity Care at The Portland Hospital

Midwife Led Maternity Care at The Portland Hospital

Michaela Paul, Maternity Services Advisor at The Portland Hospital, explains what Midwife Led Maternity Care is and who it [...]

The Portland Hospital reduces the cost of smear tests during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

The Portland Hospital reduces the cost of smear [...]

The cervical cancer screening test (smear test) is a routine examination recommended for all women in the UK aged [...]

Must have vaccinations for your children

Must have vaccinations for your children

Is your child up-to-date on their vaccinations? To help ensure they are The Portland Hospital’s Paediatricians explain the childhood [...]

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