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Vaccines : Are they safe?

13 Aug 2019

Dr Sophie Flammarion, Consultant Paediatrician, has recently joined La Clinique Française and so I had the opportunity to ask her a question which I know puzzles many French and international mothers living in the UK.

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Menopause urinary tract infections: are there treatments to help prevent them?

05 Aug 2019

The menopause is different for every woman, but you may experience more frequent urinary tract infections (UTIs) at this stage of life. 

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What you need to know about Meningitis: Signs symptoms and the Meningitis B vaccine

10 Jul 2019

The thought of meningitis strikes fear in any parent’s heart. World Meningitis Day on 24th April highlights how this disease can appear out of nowhere and even kill within 24 hours.

As parents, there are three important things you need to know about meningitis:

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Why do I need a colposcopy examination?

09 Jul 2019

You may know what a colposcopy is, but you may not know what to expect if you need one.

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What are my options for fibroid treatment?

17 Jun 2019

As many as 1 in 3 women will have fibroids at some point in their life and yet many people still have questions around cause, diagnosis and cure.

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Preparing your daughter for her first gynaecologist appointment

14 Jun 2019

We talk to Dr Christilla Nevi, a gynaecologist at our clinic, about her holistic approach to adolescent wellbeing, paediatric gynaecology, and how to decide when to make an appointment for your daughter.

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Pregnancy and PCOS

13 May 2019

Many women who have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) find it hard to conceive, because often their ovaries don’t regularly release eggs. When a woman does not ovulate during her monthly cycle, there is no window for conception.  

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What is vulvodynia?

03 May 2019

Recent research suggests that up to 1 in 6 women will have vulvodynia at some point in their lives. So why does the painful condition often go undiagnosed?

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Working through the menopause

01 Apr 2019

If you’re a woman aged over 50, you’re in the most rapidly growing sector of the workforce. And it’s likely that you have either gone through the menopause while working, or will soon do so.  

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What is HPV and can it be treated?

26 Mar 2019

You’ve almost certainly heard of the human papilloma virus (HPV), but perhaps you’re a little unclear about the specifics of this group of viruses, of which there are several types.

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