• Your period after pregnancy: five things no-one ever tells you

    July 11, 2019

    Oh, the joy and pain of your period after pregnancy. Just kidding! There’s not much joy, is there? But it’s a whole world of pain, PMT and all the mood swings. Apologies again, everyone around me. Sound the Code Red, like the long list of weird things that happen to your body after pregnancy that…

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  • Trying for a baby – 12 things no-one ever tells you about when you don’t get pregnant

    November 2, 2018

    What are the things no-one ever tells you about trying for a baby…when you don’t get pregnant? And NO, this isn’t a surprise pregnancy announcement or a stealth hint that we’re trying for a third baby (don’t get too excited, mum!). But I was writing about Fertility Week for work, and one of the things…

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  • Should pregnant women be given seats on public transport? The #ExpectingChange campaign

    July 8, 2018

    (Sponsored content) What was your experience of public transport like, when you were pregnant? Did you find people were quick to offer you a seat, or did you suddenly become curiously invisible – despite a very obvious bump? Did you ever pluck up the courage to ask for a seat when you had a baby…

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  • There’s no ‘right’ way to be pregnant

    February 6, 2017

    Beyoncé is pregnant, with twins! Finally, some happy news in this horrible news season. She announced it on Instagram with a glorious photo that was brilliant and ever-so-slightly bonkers, in the best way. I’m sure you’ve seen it, along with millions of other people. Lovely, right? But wait, what’s that? ‘Hey Beyonce, as a mum of…

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  • How to hide pregnancy from friends and at work

    February 1, 2017

    Are you looking for ideas on how to hide pregnancy from friends, family and at work? Read on! How to hide pregnancy from your friends While it’s totally up to you when you tell everyone the news that you’re pregnant – and who you tell – lots of people wait until after the first scan…

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  • Just found out you’re pregnant…?

    January 23, 2017

    Just found out you’re pregnant? I know this is the most popular time for people to find out about pregnancies and lots of people come by looking for pregnancy information. So hello! For everyone who is pregnant or those who think you might have early pregnancy symptoms – eeek – here’s all my favourite and most…

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  • Pregnancy symptoms I didn’t have

    June 25, 2016

    I’ve talked a lot about pregnancy symptoms I did have when I was pregnant (here in my posts on unusual pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy symptoms in the second trimester) but what about pregnancy symptoms I didn’t have? This might sound fairly random, I know – but bear with me! When it’s your first pregnancy and…

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