I'm not sure if you watched This Morning yesterday, but they were discussing feeding your baby with a strangers breast milk. If you want to watch the video before reading this post then you can do so now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLY4vluDyO8 What Irritated Me About This The thing that immediately irritated me slightly about this was that [...]
In an article posted on the BBC, they talked about the negative affects of arguing to children. This is going to be less a post about actual scientific research, and more just my opinions on it. I might come back through at a later day and add research, but for now, this is just my [...]
On the back of MPs calling for 12 weeks paternity leave, the Guardian have gone with the idea that it will help address the gender pay gap. Whilst I'm all up for having 12 weeks paternity, my question here is quite simple: What Does The 'Gender Pay Gap' Have to do With This? I'll be honest. [...]
I was reading a post the other day about Instagram banning birthing photos and I wondered how I felt on the matter. So I've done what I always do when I want to express my thoughts. Turned to writing. I will warn you before you keep reading that this post does contain explicit birth photos. I've [...]
According to the BBC the Welsh government is looking to outlaw the smacking of children much in the way Scotland recently has. Ministers said removing the defence of reasonable punishment would make it clear smacking was "no longer acceptable".
All I can say on this is it's about bloody time.
I said in a previous post that I was going to try and stay a little more topical on the blog, and start covering the odd news story and just give my take on it. So here we are, with this headline via the Mirror: Mum of 'gender non-conforming' child sells fake 'extra-small' penises for [...]
According to a study by the University of Sheffield, mothers should be offered a cash incentive to encourage breastfeeding.
The scheme, which was launched in 2014, offered £120 in vouchers to new mothers who breastfed for six weeks, rising to £200 for those who continued for six months. More than 10,000 mothers across South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire participated in the trial which saw an increase of 6% in areas where the scheme was offered, compared to areas where the scheme was not.