Breastfeeding – a must-read for new mums over 40

Check out my story about breastfeeding as a new mum over 40.

Check out my story about breastfeeding as a new mum over 40.

My view on Tyne and Wear Metro’s Baby on Board badges

With a history of low blood pressure and fainting, there were times when I really needed to take a seat while travelling on the Metro in early 2016 during pregnancy.

With a history of low blood pressure and fainting, there were times when I really needed to take a seat while travelling on the Metro in early 2016 during pregnancy.

Mumpreneurs’ app to combat loneliness on maternity leave

After The Duchess of Cambridge made a heartfelt confession about the “loneliness” of motherhood. Saffron and Cyrus talks to two London mumpreneurs about their new app to help mums connect with each other.

After The Duchess of Cambridge made a heartfelt confession about the “loneliness” of motherhood. Saffron and Cyrus talks to two London mumpreneurs about their new app to help mums connect with each other.

Why I took daily low-dose aspirin in pregnancy to prevent preeclampsia

“Patient care should never be a ‘tick-box’ exercise when it comes to being pregnant in your 40s.” Those were my words because that’s exactly how the journey began for me. At first I was annoyed and, frankly, frightened when a hospital midwife advised that I should…

Maternity Leave is Not Just about the Money for a Mum Over 40

Before I gave birth to Cyrus in July, I was determined to return to work full-time by January 2017. It seemed like the right thing to do as a mum over 40 who had known little else for such a long time. A few months of…

Fitting in at parent and baby classes as a mum over 40

Parent and baby classes are more popular than ever, but when I asked a health professional for groups I could get involved with, I was pointed in the direction of only one where many of the mums were younger and part of an unbreakable clique. It…

BABY & BIRTH: Why networking is vital on maternity leave

It’s Tuesday and on a Tuesday I like to tweet using the hashtag#Tuesdaymotivation. Now this can sometimes prove difficult when I’ve been up through the night tending to teething troubles and it can be hard to motivate myself the next day. It’s not like I can…