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August 13, 2017
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What I Miss About Being Pregnant

I never thought I’d get to a point where I’d look back on being pregnant with rose tinted glasses, but time it seems, is the ultimate anaesthetic. It somehow has the ability to dilute the pain and unpleasantness you might have felt during a past situation. Indeed, most of us […]
August 12, 2017
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Teach 11-Year-Olds About Breastfeeding? Hell To The No!

I woke up to the news this morning that as we are the nation with the lowest breast feeding rates in the entire world (slap on the wrist noted), there is a suggestion floating around that the importance of, and indeed the science behind, breastfeeding should be taught in schools […]
August 11, 2017
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Why Can’t Summer Last Forever?

For a few months every year we get to experience something resembling normality. Every second person hasn’t got a cold or cough, I stop seeing other children as walking bio hazards and our Cystic Fibrosis routine stays at preventative. This still means nebulisers and chest physiotherapy at either end of […]
August 11, 2017
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Living With…Dyslexia

I’m a writer who can’t write. You see I get my letters mixed up, I can’t spell. Still to this day I can’t put pen to paper. You couldn’t read my shopping list, I can’t fill out a form, and when writing a birthday card I really have to sit […]

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