In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is just one of several techniques available to help couples with fertility problems to have a baby. Here is how it's done:The 6-step IVF technique involves removing or harvesting eggs from a woman's body, fertilising them in a laboratory and then plac...
After announcing in January that she is expecting a girl, Victoria Beckham, 37, has now said that she will not be taking maternity leave.The ex Spice Girl-turned-fashion designer said Maternity leave whats that? Ive been working incredibly hard
Early days If you've just found out you are pregnant, chances are you're having a hard time keeping the news from work colleagues and wondering when to tell your boss. Hiding your energy slumps and queasy moments can require the skills of a
Therapist Lesley Steyn replies: Miscarriages are common in early pregnancy and yet they leaves feelings of shock and guilt. It's natural to wonder if you did something wrong - even if rationally you know that you're not responsible. Although you're glad to be pregnant again, you'...
Maternity leave You are entitled to take a year's maternity leave. It doesn't matter how long you've worked for your employer, or whether you are full or part time. The first six months is called Ordinary Maternity Leave (OML) and the second six
There may be more financial doom and gloom expected in George Osborne’s 2013 budget announcement, but one childcare scheme could be welcome news to working parents across Britain.A new voucher system will allow parents to claim back 20
Your maternity leave is up and it's time to go back to work. Yet, however much you're looking forward to being more than just ‘Mummy', you'll only enjoy it if you're confident your baby is happy and well looked after. Add to this worry the latest
How do you juggle work and a family life? Starting a family is a time when many mums think hard about where their career is going and whether it’s time to change direction. Increasing numbers of mums see setting up their own business as a way
A bit on the side!As a mum, did you know that there are plenty of ways to earn a little extra money? We show you 13 ways to top up your family finances....Top up your family finances