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International Women’s Day Special: No, Women Can’t Have It All

So why do we need an International Women’s Day anyway, to make us feel special, to make us feel worthy? Please! As I sat at my desk this morning in between patients, my mind wandered to my to do list; what grocery shop do I need to do for tonight’s dinner, homework before or after [...]

Baby Series Special: Baby and Bathing With Maternity Nurse Kim Ovenstone

Kim Ovenstone is a qualified maternity nurse who also specialises in baby sleep routines and baby reflux. She has formal qualifications in NNEB, Playwork, NVQ Assesor in childcare and Maternity training. She has a wealth of experience working with newborns for many, many years, including my own son who had a sleep and meal pattern [...]

How Motherhood Made Me A Better Doctor

This week I had the privilege of doing a guest blog for the amazing fellow mummy blogger Sarah. Please check it out: ""

I think Google is destroying my relationship with my mother!

Whenever I have a 'girlie’ question that needs answering, there are fundamentally two sources I turn to: 1.Google 2.Friends (via whatsapp/text) Probably in that order. Recent such examples are ‘how to descale a kettle,’ ‘how to iron a shirt quickly,’ ‘can I freeze the chicken mixture for my chicken pie?’ All things I am sure [...]