Labour prep: Get ready for a stress-less birth

If it’s your first time giving birth, or you’ve been there, done that, you may feel fairly freaked out by the idea of giving birth. How DOES a whole baby fit through there? Here are some ways to get on top of the fear ahead of time and have a stress-free labour. ... READ MORE


Does your baby cry and cry and cry, seemingly inconsolable? He might be suffering from reflux, says Midwife Cath in this extract from her book After the First Six Weeks.... READ MORE

Peach and pistachio galette

Whether it’s made with apples, apricots, peaches or damsons, it can be topped with whatever the heart desires. Instead of pistachios in the filling, almonds or chestnuts also taste great.... READ MORE

Express yourself: All your questions answered!

If you’re thinking about expressing breast milk, you may not know where to begin. Here’s our guide to FAQs about expressing breast milk. ... READ MORE

What about breast pumps?

What about breast pumps?... READ MORE

Advice and how to ignore it

But when helpful strangers tell me how I must treasure everything — even when witnessing the foot stamping that occurs when I break the cheese the wrong way — all this does is compound the mother's guilt that we/I should be doing more.... READ MORE