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Ask The Parents – How Can I Cope With My Post-Natal...

It doesn’t matter whether life as a new mum is harder than you expected, or if everything is rosy. Post-natal depression is...

How To Cope With Visitors As A First-Time Parent

From the moment you announce you’re having a baby, family and friends take a keen interest – especially if it’s your first child. As...

I Loved My Baby Boy – But I Imagined Hurting Him...

It was just over two years ago – early December 2017 – when my husband Paul and I found out we were having a...

6 Tips To Help You Cope With Being A First Time...

Congratulations, you're a first time mum! You made it through the birth – funny how quickly you forget the pain – and the health...

7 Things I Wish I’d Known As A New Mum

When I first learned I was pregnant, the feeling of delight was swiftly followed by one of panic. It was one thing to look...

A New Baby Will Disrupt Your Sleep For Up To Six...

A lack of sleep is par for the course when you have a baby – new parents are braced for that. But it seems...

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We Need A Contract For Co-Parenting, Not Just For Marriage

When I was in graduate school in the United States in the early 1980s, a member of our women’s support group informed us that...
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Advice For New Parents – Can Babies Drink Water?

When we’re told water is essential for health but also that all a new baby needs is breast or formula milk, it’s no...

Will My Parents Ever Forgive Me For Leaving Canada?

Growing up in Canada, I never imagined that I’d find myself settling in the UK. My older sister moved here and when I visited...
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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...
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How To Manage Your Anxiety During Pregnancy

Pregnancy – when you really take a moment to think about it – is downright bizarre. It is amazing to think that...

Our Struggle With Infertility Ended In Panic When Our Twins Were Born Too Early

When Bryan and I got married in July 2013, we were really excited at the thought of starting a family. We agreed to wait...

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