• To the pregnant mum with a toddler

    Right now you’re wondering what on earth you were thinking. Yes, you love your toddler more than words can describe, but every time you think about adding a newborn baby to the mix you need a lie down. Whether you decided to have another baby soon after your first or this was a happy surprise

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  • The real phases of labour

    If we can blast human beings into space – where there is no oxygen or gravity – in a tin can and bring them back down again safely, why haven’t we made birth any easier? Yes the trauma of pushing an 8lb watermelon out of something the size of a lemon varies from person to

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  • NEWS: Baby boxes to be given to Scottish mums

    Cardboard boxes that can be used as a crib for newborns are to be delivered to new mums in Scotland from today. The boxes also contain a mattress, clothes and books. The Scottish government says the scheme will help ensure all babies are given the best start in life. They have been credited with keeping

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