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5 Little Tricks To Improve Your Sleep When You’re Pregnant

One of the many changes people who are pregnant experience is a move toward more turbulent sleep. It often happens later in pregnancy, but sleep can also take a hit earlier on. Shifting hormones can affect sleep patterns and can also lead to issues from heartburn to frequent urination that can keep pregnant people up in all three trimesters.To a certain extent, there are limits as to what you can do […]

today4 June 2022


Finally, A Focus On The Racism Faced By Black Mums-To-Be

"A positive birthing experience is deserved not just by some, but by all," says Tinuke Awe of Five X More.The historic statistic that Black women in the UK are five times more likely to die in childbirth than white women, in the 21st century, is often repeated – but no less shocking each time you hear it.That these numbers have “improved” marginally – Black women are now four times more likely […]

today24 May 2022 1


Childcare Waiting Lists Are So Wild, You Need To Sign Up When Pregnant

Children are usually put in childcare at three years old.Expecting a baby? Depending on how far along you are, you might want to sort out your childcare needs. Sadly, we’re not joking.  That’s because waiting times are ridiculously long at the moment and some mums are sharing the advice they wish they knew before they had children. One mum, author Libby Page, says her ultimate parenting advice would be to arrange childcare […]

today12 May 2022

Eating Disorders

Angela Scanlon On The Eating Disorder She Kept Hidden: ‘It Chips Away At You’

Like many parents, Angela Scanlon enjoys sharing baths with her two young children. But the family takes things one step further, ditching their clothes and dancing around the bedroom for regular “nudie discos”. “I love being naked!” the TV presenter and podcast host says with a laugh from the other side of our video call.  “And actually, I think it’s really, really important. Florence Welch is on full tilt, Dog Days […]

today9 May 2022