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Varicose veins – the pregnancy symptom people rarely talk about

Pregnancy is no walk in the park. If anything, it’s an exhausting marathon, with countless obstacles to push through before you reach the finish line. This is Rosie’s third time going the distance and, as amazing as she’s been throughout this pregnancy, it’s really taken its toll on her, with painful varicose veins being the worst symptom of all. Though…

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We’re having a(nother) baby! My reaction on finding out…

So, it’s official. We’re pregnant again! Which means come November (or probably sooner given our track record), we’ll be back where we started; knee deep in newborn nappies, nipple cream and breast pumps. Never ending sterilising sessions, obsessive swaddling and sleepless nights. But this time, with a potty training toddler in tow… It’s going to be a challenge for sure,…

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If Kama Sutra did birthing positions…

When it comes to sex positions, we pretty much all know what we’re doing. And even if we don’t, there are plenty of ‘educational’ videos online and instruction manuals like the Kama Sutra and The Joy of Sex to ensure we’re suitably prepared. However, when it comes to the taboo subject of birthing positions, the guidance that’s publicly available to…

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Why dads aren’t taking up shared parental leave (but why we all should)

One of my greatest regrets since becoming a father was not taking shared parental leave when I had the chance. Like many new dads before me, not fully aware of what I was legally entitled to and worried about how a long stint off work might be perceived by my boss, I lumped for the standard two weeks paternity leave.…

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What our preemie son’s birth meant to me…

For millions of parents across the globe, today is special. Because Friday 17th November 2017 is officially World Prematurity Day; a time for parents of preemie babies to reflect on the journey we’ve all been through (or are still going through) while raising awareness of the key issues and misconceptions around prematurity for any and every parent who will experience…

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