Motherhood

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  • Women

    Chemical pregnancies are common, so why don't we talk about them?

  • Black women breast cancer
    Health

    Black women lose babies too, so why is no one talking about it?

  • Paloma Faith
    Celebrity

    Paloma Faith recalls being “close to death” after her emergency caesarean

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A woman with anxiety
Women

“My anxiety about having a baby has doubled since lockdown began”

When the pandemic began, one woman's fear about having children went into overdrive. Here, she describes her how anxiety escalated.

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Ruby Lott-Lavigna
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Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski arrive for the world film premiere of 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' at Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith in London. July 16, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo credit should read Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
Celebrity

Amanda Seyfried’s baby boy news is going viral for all the right reasons

Here’s why the Mamma Mia! actor’s birth announcement is such a breath of fresh air.

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Kayleigh Dray
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TV

The Duchess star Katherine Ryan: “Single motherhood is nothing to be ashamed of”

The creatof the new Netflix comedy on destigamtising women on screen.

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Helen Bownass
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Wellbeing

“How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, Dr Nerina Ramlakhan offers her advice to a 28-year-old photo editor who’s seen her energy levels drop during maternity leave.

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Stylist Team
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Anna Brech
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Sheridan Smith’s “heartfelt” show on maternal mental health has got everyone talking

The Gavin & Stacey star explores anxiety and panic disorder through the lens of pregnancy.

Music

Paloma Faith explains how self-pressure made her postnatal depression worse

The singer says she pushed and punished herself, instead of seeking help.

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Anna Brech
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Gloria Steinhem
People

Gloria Steinem challenges the assumption she is an “unfulfilled” child-free woman

“I just discovered that I was happy as I am…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Charlize Theron
People

Charlize Theron’s discussion with her daughters about “dating herself” is a refreshing listen

The actor spoke on the InCharge with DVF podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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Tiffany Haddish
People

Tiffany Haddish explains why racism has made her scared to have children

“I would hate to give birth to someone that looks like me, knowing that they’re going to be hunted or killed.”

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Lauren Geall
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The Secret She Keeps on BBC One
Life

Watch the compelling new BBC thriller that shatters the myth of the perfect life

The Secrets She Keeps is here for anyone ready to get lost in a new psychological drama.

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Helen Bownass
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Please don’t feel like you have to apologise for your children
Opinion

Please don’t feel like you have to apologise for your children

Stop making mothers feel bad when their children interrupt their meetings during lockdown

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Saima Mir
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Georgina Hinds
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“Last year I froze my eggs, but now my life is frozen, too”

One woman who froze her eggs before losing her job due to the pandemic discusses how she's having to adapt her plans.

Sia
People

Sia’s message about her adopted sons serves as an important reminder about family

We’re not crying, you’re crying.

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Kayleigh Dray
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louis theroux
Life

How Louis Theroux smashed taboos around maternal mental health

“For all its joys, new motherhood can be a time of extreme psychiatric difficulty.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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postnatal-depression
Long Reads

“I just didn’t think it would happen to me”: one woman on having postnatal depression twice

Christina shares her story.

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Stylist Team
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Star Wars: Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia
Life

Star Wars fans, this is why Princess Leia’s feminist legacy will never die

“Leia inspired countless earth-bound little girls everywhere to shoot for the moon,” says Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray.

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Kayleigh Dray
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childfree
Long Reads

“I’m not having children because I want to save the planet”

This Earth Day, the Birth Strike movement is continuing to go global.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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netflix unorthodox
Long Reads

“I was born into an ultra-strict Jewish community. This is how I escaped”

Just like Esty in Netflix's Unorthodox, Frieda Vizel fled the ultra-strict Jewish community she grew up in. Here's how.

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Jennifer Lipman
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Hollie Richardson
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Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about not seeing your mum on Mother’s Day

Try these ideas to celebrate instead.

Long Reads

How to cope with Mother’s Day if you don’t have a mum

One woman shares her coping mechanisms for getting through a difficult day.

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Catherine Renton
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