I love you, I hate you.   As with many of my posts, I am putting down on paper a conversation I have had with hundreds of women over the years.  It started with my personal experience and has grown into a theory that resonates with so many that I think it is worth sharing ...

If you’re having a hospital birth rather than a homebirth, one of the exciting bits of preparation is packing your bag. But have you remembered our top five items?   Don’t forget your feet Your body is too busy during labour to do things like keep your extremities warm, which is why you can often ...

To me, motherhood is a surprise. Starting with the surprise of finding out I was pregnant (oops), I am now constantly astonished.   Firstly, I’m surprised how fun motherhood is. I had fairly low expectations based on the warnings I’d gleaned through my 20s – people are quick to share the worst bits, I guess. ...