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.
Since entering my third trimester of pregnancy, I always have to have headphones.
Meet the women building empires in the fitness and wellness space designed for Australian mothers.
Exactly how tired are you?
Megan Blandford was a perfectionist in a state of parenting angst until she found practical ways to use this tricky trait.
It takes all sorts to make a society, despite our individual choices.
And it only takes 15 minutes!
Shevonne Hunt couldn't find 10 minutes in her day to stop and reflect, so she signed up to a meditation course.
Stretch marks seem to be a rite of passage for many women who go through a pregnancy. The angry looking tiger stripes can appear on bellies, boobs, thighs, and just about any bit of skin that finds itself stretching to accommodate your growing body while you're busy growing another human.
Yep, she farted.
If you've looked at your post-baby body and wondered how your partner could find it attractive, you're not alone. Stretch marks, saggy skin, fat deposits, and all manner of lumps and bumps have made many mum's bodies unrecognisable when compared to the bodies of their youth.
'This idea of 'you asked for this, you wanted to take it on, how dare you speak about not coping with it all'.'