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.
Suddenly, I was overcome by an all-consuming guilt, the kind that stuck in my throat and made it hard to breathe.
The controversial new TV show Yummy Mummies reignites a familiar war.
It's the kitchen appliance that's claimed to be "life changing".
My muffin top is screaming at me to go to the gym, and I want to listen. My mother's guilt, however, nearly stops me every time.
Freelee the Banana Girl seemed so excited to tell her YouTube following how she lost her monthly period.
Mum Guilt - that sinking feeling that there is not enough time to do everything and do it well, but if you don't you're a miserable excuse for a maternal figure - is a real thing.
Some mums are left physically and emotionally depleted, with nothing left to give, long after giving birth.
Lately, I've been going to bed at midnight.
Homo sapiens is a very moody species. Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we now live in an age that ignores or devalues these feelings.
A 61-year-old woman has reignited debate around motherhood and when women are deemed "too old" to become mums after giving birth to a daughter seven months ago.
There's no doubt that Ashley French adores her children.