7 top tips for working and breastfeeding

Juggling work, household chores and breastfeeding is not easy. Whilst it may seem more convenient to bottle feed, there’s no denying the health benefits your baby will receive from breast feeding during this crucial stage of their lives. Here are 7 top tips to do it all and still breastfeed your baby: 1) Try the...
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10 feeding tips for combined bottle and breastfeeding

In aid of National Breastfeeding Week, here are 10 tips for combined bottle and breastfeeding. 1. If you have problems with low milk supply, or have twins then it can be difficult to meet your baby’s demands. Seek help from a breastfeeding advisor to help get your milk supply up, but as an alternative supplementing...
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David Beckham is teaching his sons to be feminists

David Beckham has opened up about being a feminist, and showing his sons the importance of gender equality. In an interview with Irish Independent, the former footballer credited his wife, Victoria Beckham, and his parents for teaching him how essential feminism is. Asked whether he would call himself a feminist, Beckham said: “Would I? Sure,...
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Five things you should know before creating your maternity leave plan

Despite the excitement around having a baby, in reality there is a lot of planning that comes with it that can seem daunting and stressful. When planning to take time off work, you want to make sure you create a plan that is best for you and your employer and make the most of the...
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I wonder how the children are going to turn out?

Have you ever wondered what sort of adults your children might become as they are growing up? I certainly have. Particularly with the pressures of being a perfect parent, and the different ideas in terms of what good parenting looks like, I’ve also wondered whether my influence is playing out in a sufficiently positive way....
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Juggling a career and being mum | Anna-Louise Gladwell

Anna-Louise is a digital specialist with over 15 years in the industry working as client services leads and leading cross-functional teams to deliver award winning work. Anna-Louise joined AKQA in 2005 and during her tenure has run the Xbox, Diageo, Unilever and Heineken global businesses. Today Anna-Louise works across the AKQA network with responsibility for...
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I Tried to Look Like ‘Dad Material’ on a Date

Dating in your thirties is a serious business. I suppose it’s because we’re all on the look out for The One – that special person who represents fulfilment and bliss. It is the Quest of Quests. The search for the Grail. Drink from the right cup and you’ll have eternal youth. Pick the wrong one...
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Top Tips for employees on managing your pregnancy / maternity leave

Danielle Ayres, Employment Law Solicitor at Gorvins Solicitors Each year thousands of women face unfair discrimination in the workplace as a result of being pregnant or choosing to take a period of maternity leave. Many face unfair treatment from employers and work colleagues, whether it is after they tell their boss about their pregnancy, whilst...
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