The Truth of Motherhood – Martha’s story

I wanted to be the Mother who had it all figured out, balancing work, kids and a partner..... However, me trying to be superwoman made me forget myself deeply, I was lost. I forgot my wellbeing to the point where my mind and body almost gave up on me... I ended up in hospital for [...]

The Truth of Motherhood – Lesley’s story

The world with Alfie My pregnancy was unexpected and truth be told, we weren’t ready to become parents. I remember being “on my period” with some cramps that felt a bit different (which I later found out was an implantation bleed) chain smoking and drinking gin cocktails at the Crazy Bear in Beaconsfield for my [...]

The truth of motherhood – Nicola’s story – The motherhood revelation

Same woman and 2 totally different experiences. Motherhood the 2nd time round is a revelation. Trying to have have my first daughter was quite a journey. An abnormal reproductive system which led to a Consultant believing that I was unlikely to successful carry a child (news delivered by letter and received the day before my [...]

Public urination Vs Public Breastfeeding

AS I WALKED DOWN THE ROAD WITH MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER AND 15-MONTH-OLD SON IN HIS BUGGY, WE WERE MET WITH SEVERAL GRAPHIC IMAGES. MISTREATED ANIMALS, WOMEN IN LINGERIE IN PROVOCATIVE POSES, ADS FOR QUICK LOANS, GAMBLING PROMOTIONS, PRODUCTS CLAIMING TO GIVE YOU ‘IDEAL’ SKIN. WE PASSED SMOKERS WHO THREW THEIR CIGARETTES ON THE GROUND AND [...]