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How To Decode A Cough

How To Decode A Cough

First published as a Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn Issue 2012 | Sophie Goodchild [...]

Will my child develop obesity if I have a caesarean-section?

Will my child develop obesity if I have [...]

Caesarean section births have become a popular topic of conversation after a recent US study suggested that babies [...]

Practical breastfeeding advice for new mums

Practical breastfeeding advice for new mums

Choosing to breastfeed is a great way to grow the bond between mother and baby, while providing both long [...]

Baby massage classes at The Portland Hospital

Baby massage classes at The Portland Hospital

Baby massage classes at The Portland Hospital can be a great way to bond with your infant in [...]

Treating malformations of the ear with EarBuddies™

Treating malformations of the ear with EarBuddies™

Often unusual shapes in babies’ ears can be identified at a very early age and the common irregularities include [...]

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week

Around one in every 1000 babies born in the UK will have Down’s syndrome; there are approximately 40,000 people [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Do you know: How to handle paediatric hay fever?

Do you know: How to handle paediatric hay [...]

What is hay fever? Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen – most commonly [...]

Documenting your child's progress

Documenting your child's progress

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring/Summer Issue 2014 | Documenting Your Child's Progress [...]

Splash Out!

Splash Out!

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring/Summer Issue 2014 | Splash Out! [...]

Your child’s first test: The APGAR

Your child’s first test: The APGAR

Your baby’s first medical test takes place when they are just 1 minute old. This test is called [...]

Walk this Way

Walk this Way

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring/Summer Issue 2014 | Walk this Way [...]

Children's Day Care Procedures

Children's Day Care Procedures

Medical attention, no matter how minor it is, is not something to be rushed. That being said, when your [...]

Guest Blog: 10 Top Tips for an Easier Bath Time

Guest Blog: 10 Top Tips for an Easier [...]

Most children love playing at bath time and blowing bubbles whilst being washed, however there are [...]

My favourite baby things- Marina Fogle

My favourite baby things- Marina Fogle

Marina Fogle is a former party planner and caterer who now [...]

8 Top tips for potty training

8 Top tips for potty training

Top tips for potty training [...]

Useful tips to help you decide on a name for your baby

Useful tips to help you decide on a [...]

It’s the first big decision you will make together as parents ... so how do you decide what to [...]

How to prevent accidents

How to prevent accidents

Grazed knees and bruises are part of everyday life for young children. [...]

50th allergy challenge completed at The Portland Hospital

50th allergy challenge completed at The Portland Hospital

The Portland’s new consultant-led paediatric Food and Drug Allergy Challenge Service has proven to be a valuable addition [...]

Ear Buddies

Ear Buddies

When his son was born with a Stahl’s bar, a common ear deformity that is difficult to correct [...]

Preparing your child for Hospital

Preparing your child for Hospital

No parent wants their child to go [...]

Are birthmarks harmful to babies?

Are birthmarks harmful to babies?

Birthmarks come in many shapes, sizes and colours - and the vast [...]

What is normal for a newborn baby?

What is normal for a newborn baby?

It's easy for new parents to become obsessed with how their baby [...]

How can music help my baby?

How can music help my baby?

For centuries, we have sung lullabies to our babies to [...]

All you need to know about jaundice

All you need to know about jaundice

Jaundice is very common in newborn babies during their first week of life. Here we ask Dr Dionysios [...]

My toddler has suddenly started refusing to eat meat. Should I be worried about his nutrition? What can I do?

My toddler has suddenly started refusing to eat [...]

Toddlers who are learning to assert themselves say "no!” and enjoy doing it. Parents tend to worry more [...]

My toddler has peeling nails. What could this mean?

My toddler has peeling nails. What could this [...]

Peeling nails in infants can occur without any cause for concern and is more common than most people [...]

Your Guide to Breastfeeding

Your Guide to Breastfeeding

When it comes to breastfeeding, it’s commonly accepted that “breast is best” particularly during the first hours of [...]

My baby bruises easily – should I be worried?

My baby bruises easily – should I be [...]

Mr Nathan Hasson, Consultant in General Paediatrics and Rheumatology, The Portland Hospital Bruising is not [...]

What Caused The Birthmark On My Child's Face?

What Caused The Birthmark On My Child's Face?

Professor John Harper , Consultant in Paediatric Dermatology, The Portland Hospital Q. “My [...]

Does my baby need the BCG vaccine against Tuberculosis?

Does my baby need the BCG vaccine against [...]

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection, caused by the bacterium Mycobacterim tuberculosis. Unlike many infectious [...]

The case for the MMR vaccine: Do London babies need to have any extra vaccinations?

The case for the MMR vaccine: Do London [...]

Measles is a dangerous illness that can be life threatening for young children. Having the Measles, Mumps and [...]

Can babies become overweight?

Can babies become overweight?

Ghazala Yousuf, Specialist Paediatric Dietitian, The Portland Hospital Q. Can babies become [...]

Soothing Baby Massage Strokes - The Portland Hospital Blog

Soothing Baby Massage Strokes - The Portland Hospital [...]

It can be a challenge to get out and about with your newborn baby in the middle [...]

My baby gets hiccups all the time

My baby gets hiccups all the time

Dr Murtuza Khan, Consultant Paediatrician & Specialist in Respiratory Disorders of Children, The Portland Hospital [...]

Sally Phillips: My favourite baby things

Sally Phillips: My favourite baby things

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn Issue 2012  ACTRESS [...]

Coping with ear infections

Coping with ear infections

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn Issue 2012 | Sophie Goodchild [...]

Guide To Weaning

Guide To Weaning

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn Issue 2012 | Lucy Elkins [...]

Common Teething Problems

Common Teething Problems

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Autumn Issue 2012 | Lucy Elkins [...]

Persistent Diarrhoea In Toddlers

Persistent Diarrhoea In Toddlers

Dr Mike Thomson, Paediatric Gastroenterologist, The Portland Hospital Q. My [...]

Signs Of Reflux

Signs Of Reflux

Dr Mike Thomson, Paediatric Gastroenterologist Consultant, The Portland Hospital Q. My [...]

Postnatal depression

Postnatal depression

Joanne Birtwhistle, Midwifery Sister, The Portland Hospital Q . I’ve just had [...]

Tackling bedwetting

Tackling bedwetting

Mr Imran Mushtaq Consultant Paediatric Urologist, The Portland Hospital Q. [...]

Taking Precautions Against Food Allergies

Taking Precautions Against Food Allergies

Dr George Du Toit, Consultant Paediatric Allergist at The Portland Hospital [...]

What causes Nappy Rash?

What causes Nappy Rash?

Dr Claudine De Munter | Paediatrician | The Portland Hospital Nappy rash is a common condition affecting [...]

Vaccinating Against Chicken Pox

Vaccinating Against Chicken Pox

Dr Ahmed F Massoud, Consultant Paediatrician and Endocrinologist at The Portland Hospital Q. My 5 [...]

What are the benefits of Baby Massage?

What are the benefits of Baby Massage?

Andrea Johnson | Senior Paediatric and Women's Health Physiotherapist | The Portland Hospital The week of 14 [...]

Ahh-Choo... does your child have a cold, cough or fever? Should you give Paracetamol, Ibuprofen or both?

Ahh-Choo... does your child have a cold, cough [...]

Dr Ian Hay , Consultant Paediatrician and Stephen-Andrew Whyte, Lead Clinical Pharmacist | The Portland Hospital [...]

My Favourite Baby Things

My Favourite Baby Things

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring Issue 2012  Actress Tamzin [...]

How to Help Your Baby Sleep

How to Help Your Baby Sleep

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring Issue 2012 | Lucy Elkins There are few [...]

Perfectly Normal - Babies Common Flaws

Perfectly Normal - Babies Common Flaws

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring Issue 2012 | Lucy Elkins Over a thousand [...]

A day in the life of an Obstetrician

A day in the life of an Obstetrician

14 July 2011 | Mr Christian Barnick | Obstetrician Consultant | The Portland Hospital Mr [...]

Useful tips a mum-to-be needs to know about Breastfeeding

Useful tips a mum-to-be needs to know about [...]

18 January 2011 | The Portland Hospital The Portland Hospital fully support mothers whether they choose to [...]

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