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May 1, 2017

I’m Autistic – And Pregnant

It was the most definite pink line of all and a welcome sight. I jumped like some sort of human-spring hybrid, my hands and arms flapping as quickly as a cheerful sparrow taking a dust bath. I was pregnant and ecstatically so. Pregnancy and conception is challenging for many women, […]
May 1, 2017

Is It Ever Okay To Touch A Stranger’s Baby?

I can just hear the ‘PC’ police reading that headline and having a stroke. God that phrasing’s not much better either is it! Clearly my mind is in the gutter today! What I’m trying to say is, ever so in-eloquently, how do you feel when a well-meaning stranger comes over […]
May 1, 2017

7 Things You Don’t Have To Do While Pregnant

Pregnancy comes with quite a lot of misconceptions. Often there is an expectation of how you are supposed to feel and things you should do while a little dude or dudette takes up home in your uterus. You should be happy, excited and glowing. You should be mother earth and enjoy every […]
April 30, 2017

Why Mums Really Should Hit The Gym

Doctors, TV ads are all preaching to us about getting slimmer offering us miracle potions to lose the weight. But they are a temporary fix and it all piles back on with more guilt and a low self-esteem. There is only one way to combat this epidemic, its hit the […]


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