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6 Things You Should Know About Ectopic Pregnancy

What is an ectopic pregnancy? An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb – most commonly in one of...

Ten Years, Two Beautiful Children And Seven Angel Babies – We...

It was August 2014 and Justin and I were cuddled close on the pier, celebrating eight years of marriage. We already had two wonderful...

Pregnancy – 5 Of The Most Common Complications During Labour

You’ve made it through pregnancy, and it’s time to bring a new life into the world. Nobody likes to think things will go wrong,...

I Desperately Wanted A Baby – But I Didn’t Want A...

When I found myself unexpectedly pregnant at the age of 36 I was totally shocked. I’d never been broody, never wanted a baby, and...

The Woman Who Gave Birth To My Daughters Is Not Their...

The woman who gave birth to my twin daughters is a lot of things, but she is not their mother. She is the woman who...

I Thought I Would Never Get Over My Miscarriage

We'd been trying to conceive for two years, so when I discovered I was pregnant it was a thrilling, life-changing moment. We were on...

I Was Born With My Organs Outside My Body – Now...

Every so often, we hear of babies born with medical conditions so rare or severe it seems there’s no chance they’ll survive. Maybe they’re...

Pre-Eclampsia Nearly Killed Me And My Unborn Child – More Women...

Sometimes, dreams can come true. We’d assumed we wouldn’t be able to have a much-longed-for second baby. There’d been a battle with...

Half My Pregnancies Have Ended In Miscarriage, But The Other Three...

I was ten weeks into my pregnancy when I lost our baby. Still in the first trimester, so we hadn’t told many people. It...

My Miscarriage Lasted A Month – And Made Me Realize How...

My first miscarriage effectively tore away the rose-colored spectacles I’d been wearing when it came to pregnancy. Instead of a time glowing with joy...

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Why do things look smaller when further away and bigger when closer to me? – Elena, age ten, Haywards Heath, UK The easiest way to...

6 Tips On Getting Kids To Clear Up Toys – Without Tears

Ah, clean-up. Every parent’s favorite time of the day. Can you sense the sarcasm? For so many moms, clean-up is just another task to...

Sharenting: Why Mothers Bang On About Their Children On Social Media

Every day, alongside pictures of cats and food, many mothers take to social media with photos and status updates celebrating the lives of their...
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COVID-19: Stop This Coronavirus Shaming

My time on Facebook over the past 10 Coronavirus-fuelled days has shocked me. I want to say to some of you, SHAME...
There's no legal basis for refusing to allow the Isis teenager, Shamima Begum, and her child back to the UK. And it doesn't make practical sense, either.

Shamima Begum: Why The Isis Teenager Should Be Allowed To Return To The UK

One of the so-called “Bethnal Green Girls”, Shamima Begum, is looking to return home to the UK. After nearly four years living with the...

4 Ways To Deal With A Super Anxious Child

Anxiety isn't only for adults. And while you have your rent or mortgage, relationships, career, and child rearing to worry about, this doesn't take...

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