Why It’s Not True To Say Just 1% Of Dads Have Taken Up Shared Parental Leave

On the first anniversary of the launch of Shared Parental Leave (SPL), it has been widely reported that just 1% of dads have chosen to take it up. However this figure, taken from research compiled by My Family Care, which helps businesses introduce family friendly ways of working, and the Women’s Business Council, has been misreported. There were…

‘Emmerdale’ Actress Lucy Pargeter Shares Her IVF Tips On Twitter After Falling Pregnant With Twins

Lucy Pargeter has shared her top tips for parents-to-be going through IVF after experiencing the fertility treatment herself. The ‘Emmerdale’ actress, who is currently expecting twins with her partner Rudi Coleano, fell pregnant on her second round of IVF. The 40-year-old, who is also mum to 11-year-old Lola, said she’s keen to speak about her experience…

Mum Posts Inspiring Post-Baby Body Instagram Selfie Encouraging Others To ‘Embrace Imperfection’

A mum who had three children in four years has posted body positive selfies of her stomach to encourage other mothers to “embrace their imperfections”. Marissa Fearon, 27, from Canada, shared a transformation photo, showing how her body has changed but her stomach has stayed the same. And that’s okay. “33 weeks separate these photos, eight…

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