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.
Researchers are now looking at whether the nutrients you ingest after giving birth can help reduce your likelihood of developing the baby blues.
We're judged more than our mums were - science says so.
I'm not saying don't change your hair - I'm just saying be wary of what you decide to do.
The question, "Did you sleep well last night?" should be easy to answer. Either a yes (if you're lucky), or a no.
Tammin Sursok has written an essay sharing her personal experience with postnatal anxiety.
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It sounds too good to be true, but Swiss pastry chef Marc Widmer is adamant the chocolate he has created will "make the menstruation days of women more comfortable".
During her pregnancy, 25-year-old Ruth Lee exercised, took "the best prenatals" and "used every kind of stretch mark prevention you could think of." She also did something many young pregnant mamas also do these days - followed pregnant models on Instagram as they, too, shared their journeys.
If you've long suspected that mums are more sleep deprived than dads then you're about to be vindicated.
Almost half of us will experience some kind of mental struggle in our lives. Less than half of those will ever seek help, but it's not just when we're sick that we can use support.
"Today I wanted to "tap out" of motherhood for a bit," writes mum, Regan Long, in a post to her Facebook page, The Real Deal of Parenting. "I'm ashamed to admit that out loud as it sounds pretty terrible, but I'll be honest, it's the truth."