Welcome to the world Little Prince George Alexander Louis   It is kind of exciting that this sweet little baby prince has been born, in some ways he is all of ours.  We will see so many photos of him as he grows up – we will feel we know him, and we will track ...

Remember sleep? It’s that thing that makes you feel human the next day: you might recall it from before your baby was born. And one day, you might experience it again. But in the meantime, here are some tips on how to cope when you’re not having very much…   Share the load… Right from ...

As one of eleven children with a mother who has saintly patience and who remained unruffled and serene at all times as she looked after her large brood, I thought motherhood would be a walk in the park. I pictured a simple, happy life full of giggles, adoring smiles and lots of fun and games. ...

Miscarriage   My first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage at 5 months.  I was absolutely devastated.   I had spent most of the previous ten years worrying about getting pregnant and doing everything in my power to stop this from happening unexpectedly.  I assumed getting pregnant was as easy as switching a vacancy light on ...

Clothes designed especially for breastfeeding mums used to live in the land that fashion forgot. But times have changed, and these days you can feed your baby and look fabulous too…   It wasn’t so long ago that breastfeeding women were pretty much confined to barracks. But a lot has changed in the space of ...

‘I have always wanted to be a mum. Ever since I was a little girl playing with my dolls or role playing ‘families’ with friends in infant school; I always knew I wanted that for my future. Although Wilfryd is my first child I have been pregnant three times. My road to motherhood wasn’t an ...

This Song is for You   In each of my pregnancies I had a song that was a constant refrain throughout the nine months.  They were different songs, both equally obscure…but they came to me and found their way to my vocal chords more and more frequently as I rub, rub, rubbed my growing tummy ...

Are you about to have your baby – and struggling to stay chilled out in the warmer weather? Read our top five tips for being a cool mama to be…   As cold as ice Make use of your freezer. Ice cream is soothing for third trimester indigestion, but also try healthy alternatives like frozen ...

My motherhood has taught me so much about what it means to me to be a woman.   I learned to be body confident for the first time in my life when I was pregnant with Mia. When I held my tiny newborn in my arms for the first time I felt pride that my ...

One of the major perks of pregnancy is great boobs. Big, bountiful, lust inducing boobs.  This was such a total oddity for me – as I have always been flat as a pancake and happy with my meagre bosom.  And so I played around with the reactions – I really dressed to my new amazing ...