How not to break new baby news

Over lunch. On a hot, sunny day. Whilst on holiday. Unfortunately that's what I did... Due to the Easter bank holiday, I managed to get 6 days off work to enjoy one if those rare hot and sunny days in the UK for our stay-cation. Prior to going away, we were aware that one of … Continue reading How not to break new baby news

Our adoption training story

After Dr Y gave us the devastating news, we went into shell shock and then we hurtled straight into the adoption process. E contacted all the local councils to see if we would be able to attend an adoption training course. It was complicated because the city we are in refused to take us because … Continue reading Our adoption training story

FAQ From My Patients


Dr. Neil Baum's Urology Blog

I am frequently asked questions by my patients and the answers may be of interest to you. If you have any questions that you would like me to answer, please write me at to your good health.

I am a 60 yr. woman with recurrent urinary tract infections. I was told to drink cranberry juice. Is that effective?
Studies have documented that within eight hours of drinking cranberry juice, the juice could help prevent bacteria from developing into an infection in the urinary tract. Previous studies have suggested that the active compounds in cranberry juice work to fight against bacteria, including E. coli. Naturopaths believe in the medicinal value of cranberries. My own experience with hundreds of patients is that cranberry juice helps but you must drink 4-6 glasses a day, which is also a lot of sugar. So I suggest the cranberry juice pills. Anyone who suspects they…

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