Naomi Campbell Reveals Anna Wintour Had To ‘Fight’ For Her Vogue Cover

Naomi Campbell said she initially had “no idea” how much Anna Wintour had to fight to secure her spot as the first black woman on the cover of American Vogue’s September issue. The 24-year-old supermodel became the fashion magazine’s cover star in September 1989 – the year’s biggest and most important issue.  “I didn’t know how…

We Must Keep Talking About Breastfeeding Until We Get The Investment New Mothers Deserve

Many people will see another article about breastfeeding and roll their eyes. Why do we keep talking about it? Haven’t there been enough articles on this? Haven’t people got better things to do with their time? Others will feel stronger emotions when they see another headline; frustration, anger, guilt, regret … because they really wanted…

Introducing Teddy: The Transgender Bear Teaching Kids That Everyone’s Story Deserves To Be Told

  When Jessica Walton’s wife fell pregnant, she made it her mission to find books with diverse characters and storylines to teach her new arrival about the world. As a queer amputee Walton had spent her life searching – sometimes deliberately, often subconsciously – for books that represented her. But when her father came out…

Duchess Of Cambridge Writes Heartfelt Letter About Families Facing ‘The Most Difficult Times Imaginable’

The Duchess of Cambridge has drawn on her experiences as a mother to write a heartfelt letter praising the work of children’s hospices. “Spending quality time together is such an important aspect of family life, but for those caring for children with life limiting conditions, even this simple act can prove to be incredibly challenging,”…

Young Parents Urged To Become More Informed About SIDS Through Charity’s Hard-Hitting Videos

Young parents are being urged to educate themselves about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) to reduce the risk of it happening to their baby. Little Lullaby, a service for young parents run by baby charity The Lullaby Trust, has released a series of hard-hitting videos aimed at tackling the higher SIDS rates among young parents.   “Young parents are less…

Dad Delivered Son On His Front Garden After His Wife Felt The Baby’s ‘Head Sliding Out’

The incredible moment a dad managed to deliver his baby on his front garden was caught on camera. His wife Candace Marie, from Florida, US, had been experiencing cramps through the night but assumed it was Braxton Hicks or false labour. However when she woke up in the morning, her waters broke. “As we headed out our house,…

Mum Redefines What It Means To ‘Look Like A Mother’ In Photo Series After Feeling Like She Didn’t Fit In

A photographer has created a photo series featuring “non-stereotypical” mothers and their children to shine a light on the diversity of modern mums. Celia Sanchez, 32, from the US, became a mum when she was 23. Her experience of meeting other mums inspired her to create her powerful photo project ‘Devoted’.  “After becoming a mother I…

Fashion Brand Carcel Is Empowering Women In Prison

A Danish fashion brand is aiming to “break the spiral of poverty” by enlisting women in prisons to make its clothes. Copenhagen-based clothing label Carcel aims to go where “the highest quality materials meet the highest rates of female incarceration”, paying women “fair wages” to make designs from locally and sustainably sourced material. Its first range is…

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