In the past 30 years, the number of children living in a single-parent family has leapt from one in 14 to one in 4. Raising a child alone isn't easy, but here, two single mums tell us how, with support from family and sheer determination, they
Midwife Nikki says...You're not on your own - there are many parents who struggle with a range of disabilities. Start by asking your GP to refer you to an occupational therapist, so they can assess your individual needs.Information charity Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood Int...
Many young mums dont even consider breastfeeding. They think of it as old-fashioned or a bit earth mother-ish, the Infant Feeding Survey found in 2005. Only around half of mums aged 20 or younger even attempt to breastfeed their baby. One young
Give mum the gift of beautiful hair, with a Damage Remedy haircare kit. Containing the much-loved shampoo, conditioner and hair repair, the limited-edition gift sets come covered in hand-crafted lokta bark paper from Nepal. Available from Aveda
New mum and Britian’s Got Talent Judge Amanda Holden couldn’t be without her Momymoo Premium Zoe Change Bag (£65). With wipe clean fabric, compact change mat, wet bag and lots of pockets, the bag is ideal for busy mums – and it’s stylish too
CLICK HERE to enter the Heinz Mum’s Own Recipe competition to win £500 worth of John Lewis vouchers and a Heinz hamper for all the family. Heinz Mum’s Own Online Competition Terms and ConditionsThe promotion is open to all UK residents aged 18
While there’s no way of knowing exactly how your labour will go, being
as prepared as possible will help you feel calmer and more in control. Heres what these new mums felt helped them...‘Have realistic expectations of your partner
Like any mum, Radio 1 presenter Edith Bowman, 37, has had to perfect the art of multitasking. But, unlike most mums, she has had to do this in the public eye. Two weeks after giving birth to her son, Rudy, by C-section, Edith was presenting
A survey has shown that mums feel dads are discriminated against when it comes to flexible working.65% of women questioned by Workingmums.co.uk felt their partners were treated unfairly over flexible working hours.Gillian Nissim, founder
As more women try for a baby in their 30s and 40s, how do your chances of getting pregnant increase as you grow older? Women who are considering getting pregnant after the age of 35, especially if it's a first baby, should be aware of the potential problems associated with 'late...