Would you take shared parental leave with your partner?

As a growing number of dads take up the opportunity to spend more time at home with their baby, Rob Kemp meets three fathers who've done just that... Shared Parental Leave (SPL) became law in...
Breastfeeding mum and baby

Top tips for going back to work while breastfeeding

Vicki Scott, the midwife and mum behind antenatal group New Baby Company, offers up her top tips on going back to work if you're still breastfeeding 1. Plan ahead Plan for your return to work well...
Working mums

A third of Brits still believe mums with children under five shouldn’t be working

A new survey on social attitudes has revealed that 33% of Brits believe mums with pre-school age children shouldn't go back to work While it's becoming marginally easier for mums to return to work after...
pregnancy

Should you have to tell an interviewer if you’re pregnant?

If you're at a job interview, should you have to say if you're expecting? What about if you plan to have children in the not-so-distant future? New research has unveiled employer’s thoughts on hiring...
Lisa Furuland

Talking business with Sleepyhead founder Lisa Furuland

Lisa Furuland, the founder of Sleepyhead of Sweden, talks motherhood, business and an exciting new project launching this year What inspired you to set up Sleepyhead of Sweden? When my first son, Ilias, was born in...
returning to work

How to mentally prepare for returning to work after a baby

Emily Thorpe, author and founder of Happy Working Mum, answers our question on returning to work after maternity leave Firstly, if you can, it’s a good idea to have a couple of taster days for...

The 10 parenting apps we can’t live without

It's time to show some appreciation for the fingertip friends we can't live without Tinybeans If you’re forever worried about oversharing on social media, say hello to Tinybeans. Save all of your snaps, document milestones and...

Maternity law: Know your rights

Nikki has been a practising midwife for over twenty years. She is also a practising Clinical Negligence Solicitor with a special interest in Maternity Rights and Benefits and Maternal and Birth Injuries. Nikki is...