|Seven things you didn’t know about Slummy Mummy|
Firstly – Happy Easter! I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend and have eaten suitably horrendous quantities of mini-eggs. I know I have. Before I began my weekend of gorging...
|A single mother's story...|
Genny became a single parent six years ago. She suffered abuse in the marriage, and at the same time she was made redundant and was going to lose her house...
|Family activity ideas for Easter|
Easter's upon us - two weeks worth of family fun awaits. Here's some great ideas to get you started...
|Returning to work can benefit your child’s development|
Childcare can be so expensive but ther are schemes available for employers to help you return to work by getting your child into nursery...
|Maggie Gyllenhaal talks mothering and Nanny McPhee|
Maggie Gyllenhaal is one of those women who you just wish you were mates with. The ever-cool actress and mother of one is the heroine of the latest Nanny McPhee offering: Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang...
|Singing in the rain! Children's clothes for British weather|
With the winter finally at an end we're on the brink of spring - the frost has thawed but there's still a nip in the air and chill on the wind not to mention the ever-present April showers that the season is so famous for...
|Epidurals: For or against?|
We take a look at the pros and cons of epidurals, along with testimonies from mums and midwives.
|Pregnant? soFeminine's got an iPhone app for that!|
soFeminine is delighted to announce the launch of our very own iPhone application!
|What you should know about paternity leave|
As the European Parliament gears up to debate extending paid maternity leave, UK officials are trying to make fathers more aware of their rights when it comes to taking time off to care for their kids...
|Maternity leave may be extended to 20 weeks full pay|
New mothers could soon be entitled to 20 weeks maternity leave on full pay. A committee of the European Parliament passed draft legislation that would extend paid maternity leave for women across Europe from 14 weeks to 20...
|Save the lullaby!|
Is the beloved lullaby in danger of being rocked out of the nursery by Lady Gaga?
|Ovulation in 15 questions|
Are you fertile? When is the best moment of your cycle to fall pregnant? If you've just come off the pill, when will you start ovulating again…? soFeminine takes a closer look at ovulation, with the help and advice of gynaecologist Dr Françoise Goupil-Rousseau...
|When's the best time to have a baby?|
It's a question that most women consider at some point in their lives: when's the best time to have a baby? Camilla Chafer asked around to see what she could find out...
|Ever thought of becoming a foster parent?|
Eight out of ten people have never considered fostering according to a poll by children’s charity Barnardo’s. “I’ve got the family I’ve always wanted...
In September 2009 the Government announced changes to maternity and paternity leave in response to a document by the Equality and Human Rights Commission...
|Child immunisation - Dr Miriam Stoppard tells us what she thinks|
New Research Highlights Mums’ Anxiety Around Immunisation
|Pregnancy body worries: cankles, stretch marks and more |
From stretch marks to swollen ankles, the joy of being pregnant can bring a fair few body challenges, too. Even the most glowing expectant mum harbours some concerns about what's happening to her body...