Nursing bras should boost self-esteem as well as boobs, argues Sally Parkin
Guest Blogger // 13 March 2017
Amy Hardcastle praises The New Man, a documentary which doesn’t shy away from difficult subjects which are still taboo in our society
Amy Hardcastle // 9 November 2016
EJ Stedman sends you to see the latest installment of the Bridget Jones saga
EJ Stedman // 20 September 2016
Dawn Kofie finds a refreshing lack of game playing between the characters at the centre of Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s Catastrophe Irish primary school teacher and aspiring writer Sharon...
Holly Combe // 24 February 2015
Dawn Kofie finds a refreshing lack of game playing between the characters at the centre of Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's Catastrophe
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Guest blogger Sarah discusses a recent article in the Independent about the perceptions of hospital vs home births
Sarah Flude // 18 May 2014
The stuff we learn in school is meant to prepare us for adult life so why aren't we given all the facts about fertility?
Guest Blogger // 20 January 2014
"The thing about sex education at school is that I was left with the impression that if you don't use contraception, you are 99% likely to get knocked up..."
Guest Blogger // 19 January 2014
A woman was sedated and underwent a caesarean against her will, as ordered by social services. Quinn discusses the issues surrounding pregnancy and mental illness.
Guest Blogger // 1 December 2013
The charity Maternity Action outlines some of the challenges facing pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace, in light of the government's announcement that it will fund research into pregnancy discrimination
Guest Blogger // 8 November 2013
“It is difficult to know where to begin to review Brenda Davis’ Sister and that is no criticism of the quality of the production,” writes our new contributor Holly Millar....
Ania Ostrowska // 25 October 2013
Independent midwifery will essentially become illegal in October of this year, impacting on women's reproductive freedom. Amity Reed explains what you can do to stop this happening
Amity Reed // 19 March 2013
Isobel Greener exposes the sexist values behind the anti-choice position that women can only have abortions if they have been raped.
Guest Blogger // 7 February 2013
Chrissy D reviews a documentary about the impact of poverty on childbirth around the globe, presented by DocHouse as part of Why Poverty? series, and calls for maternal health to be taken more seriously everywhere
Chrissy // 17 November 2012
Poppy shares her story of abortion, arguing that the legal time limit should not be reduced.
Guest Blogger // 15 October 2012
The postnatal body is under-appreciated, says Rowena Pelham
Rowena Pelham // 18 June 2012
Categories: Body and Health
Yasmin reflects on how her pregnant body is viewed and portrayed by others.
Guest Blogger // 22 May 2012
Yasmin discusses the pressure on pregnant women to buy into capitalist models of beauty, well-being and childcare.
Guest Blogger // 17 April 2012
Yasmin discusses how she was expected to ignore both her fears and her feminism upon becoming pregnant.
Guest Blogger // 21 March 2012
A guest post from Chrissy D looking at the arguably already two-tiered system of antenatal provision for mothers-to-be that currently exists in the UK
Guest Blogger // 3 January 2012
At pains to defend the latest chaotic and confused installment of The Twilight Saga, Mathilda Gregory reads it as a transgressive anti-fairytale about perils of femininity
Mathilda Gregory // 12 December 2011
I grew up in the “teenage pregnancy capital of Europe”, Scarborough. When I was 13 in 1998, 55.8% of teenage girls became pregnant at some point.
Guest Blogger // 25 May 2011
The Tory government is planning to strip parental leave rights from parents who work in small businesses, reports The Telegraph. Under the proposal from Chancellor George Osbourne, businesses employing 10...
Jess McCabe // 13 March 2011
Miscarriage is bad enough, without worrying about losing your job, says Emelyn Thomas A silent miscarriage is when a pregnancy is lost with no symptoms at all and the miscarriage...
Jess McCabe // 17 February 2011