Category Archives: Pregnancy

Contented Cow? Or Psycho-Bitch-from-Hell?

Today’s guest blog is from Kate Evans, author of a new book ‘Bump: How to make, grow and birth a baby’ in which she writes about the changes women go through in pregnancy. We’re delighted to have 5 copies of ‘Bump’ … Continue reading

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Why mums need a Well Being Plan

Today’s guest blog is from Emma Laing a midwife at the charity Tommy’s. To mark the launch of the ground-breaking new report on Mums Maternal Mental health she talks about how we need to raise awareness of ante and postnatal … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – Is There Really Such Thing As Ready?

Our Blog of the Week this week comes from Not Keeping Mum a duo of ‘non-expert mums who, instead of keeping quiet, are keeping it real’. In this post Amry asks ‘Is there really such a thing as ready?’ What do … Continue reading

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Team Netmums – where would we be without our mum-friends?

It’s Friday and time for another Team Netmums blog and this week we have been thinking about just where we would be without the friends we have made since becoming mums. ****************************************************************************** As a new mum once the flurry of … Continue reading

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Birth and beyond – have you got a Plan B?

Today’s guest blog is from Ruth Briddon who has just published a new novel ‘Being Sarah Chilton’. It has been described as:  If ‘Bridget Jones’ had a child and then was left on her tod, this book is what would … Continue reading

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Up the duff without a paddle!

Today’s guest blog is from author Amy Ransom, whose first novel ‘Up the duff without a paddle’ has just been released and is a humorous and touching portrayal of the challenges of pregnancy and the transition from woman to mother. … Continue reading

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10 Difficult feelings it’s normal to have in pregnancy

Today’s guest blog is from Charlie Wilson, author of Survival Guide for New Parents: Pregnancy, Birth and the First Year  . Although pregnancy is a magical time for many it is also a time where your emotions are all over … Continue reading

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The Baby Diaries by Sam Binnie

Today’s guest blog is by author (and mum) Sam Binnie whose new novel The Baby Diaries has just been published. We have 10 copies of this brilliant book to giveaway. Scroll down to find out how to get your hands … Continue reading

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Mama Glow – Get, Set Glow!

Today’s guest blog is from Latham Thomas, the founder of Mama Glow who shares her top ten tips to looking and feeling great during pregnancy to help mums get a glow. We have 10 copies of the book ‘Mama Glow’ … Continue reading

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Depression in pregnancy – my story

Today’s guest blog is from Otilia – a mum who writes honestly about her experience of antenatal depression. Otilia Stocks blogs at Romanian Mum In London. She moved to London  6 years ago when she fell in love and got married … Continue reading

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