Niamh O'Reilly, Author at The M Word

Niamh O'Reilly

February 17, 2019

It’s Okay To Say Giving Birth is Traumatic

They say that giving birth is the most natural thing in the world, that as women we are equipped to push a tiny, or in some […]
February 15, 2019

Don’t Underestimate A Baby

There’s plenty of myths we like to perpetuate about babies, like how helpless they are. And yes for the most part this is true, especially in […]
February 13, 2019

I’ve Just Realised My Parents Were Winging It

When I was small, I like most people can remember thinking my parents were just invincible. They were completely infallible to me. There was nothing they […]
February 8, 2019

I Played The Labour Card To Hide How Overwhelmed I Was

There are a few inalienable facts when it comes to men and women. First, men always claim that getting a knock to the balls is the […]
February 3, 2019

Share Your Story And You Could Win €100

If you’ve always had the dream of being a writer or sharing your story, then why not make 2019 the year you finally do it! Why […]
January 8, 2018
January 26, 2019

Can We Please Just Slow Down Time?

Time is a funny thing. When I was small I can remember being in school and waiting, not so patiently, for the annual summer holiday with […]
January 25, 2019

Let Me Level With You About The Days After Giving Birth

When it comes to labour and those awkward few hours right afterwards, there are certain things some new mum’s don’t really talk about. It’s sort of […]
January 24, 2019

Get The Hell Out Of The Baby Changing Room People!

Rant alert. All I seem to do is rant these days, but as a new mum, I’m really getting to see the world with new eyes. […]