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Dr Carly Fertleman

Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Caroline Fertleman (Dr Carly) MD, FRCPCH, MSc, MB BChir, BA (Hons) Cantab, SFHEA, FAcadMEd is a consultant paediatrician based in London, UK with over 20 years’ experience.

She is also the Professor of Paediatrics at University College London (UCL) and co-author of award winning parenting book, Your Baby Week by Week which has sold over a quarter of a million copies.

As a well respected specialist in her field, Dr Carly has helped thousands of children and their parents in her career and is committed to helping parents through what is arguably the hardest of journeys – the parenting journey.

“As well as a healthcare professional, I’m also a mother to 3 children, so I understand the challenges that parents face on a daily basis, particularly with young children under 5. Sometimes there are bad days, sometimes there are good days but ultimately parenthood can be one of the most rewarding experiences anyone can go through. I hope that my help and advice can give parents the tools they need to have the best possible time with their children because before you know it, they will be all grown up!”

Dr Carly is always looking for new and innovative ways to help children thrive and she has introduced a number of projects into her hospital including art, music and pet therapy.

As a Professor of Paediatrics, Dr Carly is responsible for the clinical training of future doctors at the Whittington Hospital, London and supports the next generation of doctors who will continue her passion for paediatrics and strive to always support the health and wellbeing of children and their parents.

In addition to her best selling parenting book, Your Baby Week by Week, Dr Carly has also written 6 other books to help parents during the early years of parenthood including; Baby to Toddler Month by MonthClever Baby: 100 play ideas to boost your child’s developmentClever Child: 100 creative ideas for your two to five year oldCoping with Two: A stress free guide to managing a new baby when you have another childPotty Training Boys….the easy way and Potty Training Girls… the easy way.