“You know Mummy,” my 5 year old daughter says, “when people grow up, they have babies.” “Yes, some people do.” I reply. “But you don’t have to if you don’t want to.”
Rebecca Nicholas is a 31 year old, brightonian chiropractor. She loves doing natural and healthy things from walking outside, to hot yoga, to drinking herbal tea. She lives in withdean and has been running Back 2 Balance chiropractic clinic for 7 years.
During December I started to go off coffee, have waves of tiredness, and yep there is there ever so pleasant nausea. It is almost certain that there is something going on. I am never EVER off my coffee.
The actress Mayim Bialik has caught the attention of the Hollywood gossip press, defending her decision to feed her child in public – out of need! Best known for her role as Dr Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory (although for my generation, she is and always will be Blossom), talking to HuffPost Live she explains her views on public breastfeeding. She received a backlash for posting a photograph on her blog, feeding […]
There are often too many negative stories about breastfeeding in the mainstream media. And while it’s important to continue campaigning for better breastfeeding support in this country, breastfeeding in public is still a concern and leads to mothers stopping before recommended age of 6 months. Unscientifically, if word of mouth, my experiences at being a peer supporter and generally talking to mums in our community, Brighton is, on balance, an incredibly supportive place to breastfeed […]
I never thought I would breastfeed. In fact, I never thought I would have children at all. After a chaotic and ‘adventurous’ early adulthood, I felt that having children looked too much like hard work. The hormones kicked in at about 35. A combination of a ticking body clock, finally being settled and in love with a wonderful man and searching for a bit more meaning in life than my career offered.
Am I seeing things or was there a killer whale on the back of that truck! Brighton & Hove will be taken over by whales and dolphins this March, as the world’s largest whale festival visits the city for the third time. We will quite literally be able to rub shoulders with giants, as enormous whale murals, exhibitions, gigs and other whaley activities spring up all over town!
Complete a survey, enter a prize draw and you could win £100 of vouchers from Show & Stay, a website specialising in booking theatre trips. By completing the short 10-question survey you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win your choice of a £100 gift voucher from Show & Stay which can be redeemed against a London theatre break or a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children for any UK theme park […]
What’s Got You Reading
Catch Up with Us!
- International Women’s Day: conversations with my daughters March 8, 2014
- Wall Of Fame: Rebecca Nicholas March 7, 2014
- Exercise in Pregnancy March 5, 2014
- Brighton Mums Have Another Bump On The Way March 2, 2014
- Mayim Bialik: Breastfeeding is not a sexual act February 26, 2014