Post Natal Blog Posts

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Time To Have Your Say!

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is seeking feedback from women on its new leaflet ‘Being overweight or obese during pregnancy and after birth‘. The closing date for comments is midday on Friday 18 May. Click on this link to access the RCOG page where you can read the draft leaflet and then feed […]

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A baboon's bottom

Fed Up With Lazy Journalism

Another day, another article which blames obese mums and completely misrepresents the research it purports to be reporting on – lazy journalism. Thanks Helen McArdle ‘Health Correspondent’ for The Herald @HMcardleHT, for yet more scaremongering claptrap. Here’s the article: Let’s begin with the headline: “Offspring of obese mothers prone to childhood obesity because they develop ‘fatty

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The Marks Of Life

I’ve had this song going round in my head for days. In case you missed it, it’s blogger Sophie McCartney’s take on Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ from a Mum’s perspective; gagging at the smell of baby poo and vomit, dealing with toddler tantrums, wondering where that strange smell is coming from, dealing with fussy toddlers at

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