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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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My Precious Boy Was Out Of Sight For Just A Moment – I Never...

This is the story of the most tragic day of my life. Thinking back to this horrific day still brings great trauma...
8 Reasons Why Discipline Is Good For Your Child

8 Reasons Why Discipline Is Good For Your Child

Often, it seems ‘discipline’ is a naughty word for parents. It sounds as though we’re being unkind to our children, upsetting them and depriving...

Ask The Parents – Is It Time To Think About Feeding My Baby Solids?

As with many aspects of parenting, you can find conflicting advice on when you should start feeding your baby something more substantial than milk....

Touchscreens CAN Benefit Toddlers – But Choose Apps Wisely

Young children learn through play. That’s why it’s the basis for early education in the UK, the US, Canada, Australia and many other countries...
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Helicopter And Lawnmower Parenting Can Both Damage Your Children

When many middle-aged people think back to their childhood, they remember roaming the streets with their friends during long, hot summers. Our parents threw...

My Daughter Has Taught Me Giving Up Is Never An Option – She Refuses...

If anyone had asked me years ago to imagine the path my life would take, I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t have come anywhere near...

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