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  • Why I don’t drink alcohol as a new mum over 40

    Despite drinking alcohol during my younger years, I no longer drink. I’m not a recovering alcoholic, nor am I doing it solely for religious purposes.…

    Mast-o-Laboo

    Mast-o-Laboo is a variation on the traditional Persian dish Mast-o-Khiar. Instead of making this yogurt dish with cucumber, we’re going to add beetroot instead. Beetroot…

    Will I still be able to breastfeed at 40?

    As I sat in the antenatal class listening to a young mummy-to-be quiz the midwife on breastfeeding issues, I had only one question on my…

    The Harmony Non-Invasive Prenatal Test for the older mum-to-be

    Mums-to-be can now have their unborn babies screened for Down’s Syndrome earlier than ever before thanks to a new test. The Harmony Non-Invasive Prenatal Test…

    Sabzeh khordan

    Being in Persia during weeks six and seven of my pregnancy was a real blessing. It meant that although I was suffering with morning sickness,…