Parenting

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    Life

    Truth time: is it ever possible to have an eco-friendly pregnancy?

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    Women

    “I had big dreams for my maternity leave – but then lockdown happened”

  • Sarah Jane Crawford, Baby On The Brain
    Podcasts

    A frank and honest conversation about being a “feminist mum”

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Life

8 photos that capture the challenges and strength of single-parent families

Polly Braden’s new exhibition, Holding The Baby, highlights the realities of single parenting.

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Lucy Robinson
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Baby On The Brain hosts joined by the founder of Pregnant Then Screwed
Podcasts

What can be done to stop women from suffering financially after having a child?

This week on the Baby On The Brain podcast, the host explores what happens to the gender pay gap during motherhood.

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Stylist Team
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Life

How Covid-19 has stressed the importance of shared parental leave

The pandemic has highlighted a need for change in focus when it comes to balancing family and working life.

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Jessica Carter
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Nina Malone and Keeley Taverner
Podcasts

Baby On The Brain podcast: “Culturally there’s a massive challenge around asking for help”

Exploring the challenges faced by Black mothers in pregnancy and childbirth.

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Stylist Team
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Hollie Richardson
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Angelina Jolie gets frank about how divorce has really affected her career

“That's really the truth of it...”

Woman searching for the answer
People

“The pandemic has made me curious about having children, but I know I’m still not ready”

How do you know when the time is right to have a baby?

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Victoria Stokes
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Parenting podcasts
Podcasts

Podcasts about motherhood, including Stylist’s Baby On The Brain

Because sometimes you just need to hear it from another woman.

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Stylist Team
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Family & Friends

Baby On The Brain: Stylist’s new franchise exploring motherhood in 2021

It's not about feeding or birth, it's all about you.

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Felicity Thistlethwaite
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June (Elisabeth Moss) holds her baby in The Handmaid's Tale
TV

The Handmaid’s Tale has inspired a surprising new baby name trend

Step aside, Game Of Thrones; there’s a new TV series inspiring baby names left, right and centre...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Women

Why so many more women are considering adoption during the pandemic

Meet the women who are taking steps to adopt and form their own families amid the chaos of coronavirus.

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Natalie Gil
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Relationships

So, how does homeownership really affect potential new relationships?

Experts explain the thinking behind it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Olivia Jones
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The question everyone kept asking this lesbian couple when they were having a baby

There's a lot for new parents to get their heads around when having their first child, but for one same-sex couple, one question came up over and over again.

Chrissy Teigen
People

We can all learn from Chrissy Teigen’s heartfelt message about needing her mum

You're never too old for some mum-style TLC.

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Anna Brech
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Samantha Morton
Podcasts

Why everyone’s talking about Samantha Morton’s incredible Desert Island Discs episode

The actor spoke bravely and candidly to Lauren Laverne.

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Hollie Richardson
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Alanis Morissette
People

Alanis Morissette details the postpartum anxiety she experienced in lockdown

“It’s no joke. It’s hard to explain it…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Amy Schumer sex after having a baby.
People

Amy Schumer just got refreshingly real about sex after having a baby

She chatted on iHeartRadio's What To Expect podcast.

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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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Estranged father
Opinion

What it’s like being estranged from a parent during a pandemic

One writer explains.

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Lydia Titman
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Hollie Richardson
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“I didn’t want kids, but do I feel differently now the choice is slipping away?”

One writer questions how the pandemic is affecting her thoughts about having children in the future.

Trey Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith and Will Smith attend the World Premiere of Disneys Aladdin at El Capitan theatre on May 21, 2019 in Hollywood. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
People

Will Smith reflects on lesson he learned from “devastating” mistake with daughter Willow

“I saw how much I was making and forcing and pushing the things that I wanted,” the actor said. “And in that moment, I just saw it was starting to hurt her.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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