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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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: 6 ways to boost your confidence as a new mum

Guest blog: 6 ways to boost your confidence [...]

You used to be commanding, a force to be reckoned with.  You had a team of staff who [...]

3 Truths about Tongue Tie

3 Truths about Tongue Tie

Babies with the congenital condition tongue-tie have an additional band of tissue that extends from [...]

What Should First Time Fathers Expect in the Delivery Room?

What Should First Time Fathers Expect in the [...]

As a dad, the delivery room might seem a mysterious place. It’s quite understandable that you might feel apprehensive [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Becoming a Dad

Becoming a Dad

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

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 [...]

How To Prevent Mastitis

How To Prevent Mastitis

Beth Graham, Lactation Midwife, The Portland Hospital for Women and Children [...]

What causes Nappy Rash?

What causes Nappy Rash?

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

Preventing Cystitis After Childbirth

Preventing Cystitis After Childbirth

Professor Ellis Downes, Consultant Obstetrician at The Portland Hospital  Q. I keep contracting cystitis [...]

Feathering the nest

Feathering the nest

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring Issue 2012 | Tamara Abraham From baby [...]

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 [...]

New Mums' Guide to Wellbeing

New Mums' Guide to Wellbeing

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

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 [...]

Taking Your Baby Home - How to cope when you leave hospital

Taking Your Baby Home - How to cope [...]

Nurture Article | The Portland Hospital Parenting Magazine Spring Issue 2012 | Lucy Elkins Even though you have [...]

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 [...]

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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