There were a number of things I thought I was going to achieve during my months at home. As it happens, the reality was rather different.
'Phantom pregnancy kicks’ are encountered by many mums months - or even years - after their pregnancy is over.
I was so reluctant, but seeking professional help was the best thing I've done for me and my family.
The majority of women feel unprepared for how different exercise after a baby will be. But a pelvic floor check with an expert can set them on the right track.
Instead of mentally rehearsing the next day's to-do list, I began reflecting on everything I was grateful for:
I'll never be skinny. I've come to accept that. Instead, I'm going to focus on being healthy.
Doing something I loved without restriction was, in a way, a reintroduction to living.
Where women are the most likely to overuse social media, it's not surprising that most of us feel embarrassed to admit that looking at pictures has the power to make us feel bad.
It's time for women to start prioritising their own health
Clue: It’s not candlelit baths.
Having children can be fun – joyous, even. So why did nobody say so?
The Goldilocks rule of pooing says you should go between three times a day and three times a week
For most of us non-celebrities, the ability to snap back to our pre-pregnancy figure is often unachievable, leaving many feeling unhappy about our bodies.