Baby Loss Awareness Week: One mum’s story

Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place every 9-15 October and highlights the impact of baby loss. It’s an opportunity to get support and learn how you can help those who have experience baby loss. Here, Jennifer Reid shares her story of loss. At the end of the article, you’ll find resources and upcoming events. Get…

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Special needs Round-up: News and views for March

Spring has finally sprung and this month I have been feeling particularly thankful for the close-knit special needs community online. More than ever the support we offer one another is evident, joined voices are making a tangible difference, and there are some exciting events to tell you about too. May we all continue to pull…

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Politics Round-up: When the system lets us down

  “It’s quite a challenge not to be political.” That’s what Cherry Healey said, when I did a quick interview with her for my blog this week, and I’m inclined to agree. You may not be out canvassing for a political party every weekend, but if you care about your children’s education, or their health, or…

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National Health ante natal classes and shopping in New York

Kathy Lawrence, a business copywriter by day, has been inspired to write her first and possibly only mum blog by a surprising anniversary.  It’s our silver anniversary this month. Nah, not wedding. It’s 25 years since my first ante-natal class, and never would I have imagined then that those women would still be my best…

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Love at First Sight

An advantage of being a part of a community is the support that we can give to each other in times of struggle, need and distress. One of the founding members of BritMums and pillar of the blogging and journalist community, Linda Jones, is in need of our love and support at a very trying…

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