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Mums Enterprise Roadshow Manchester – An Interview with Founder Lindsey Fish

With so many women facing discrimination during maternity leave and even when at the potential age of thinking about starting a family, the flexible working movement has quite rightly, become a real focus of many women who want to start families and still work. The movement is starting to be recognised by the government and employers too, but there’s still a lot of work to be done before the appropriate opportunities and rewards are available for working mothers.

Having been made redundant on my first maternity leave, and starting my own business in order to achieve the flexible working and work-family-life balance I wanted and needed, I feel really passionately about this subject matter and supporting other women who feel backed in a corner of sub-standard work opportunities, treatment, pay and conditions. So when events like the Mums Enterprise Roadshow Manchester come on my radar, my ears prick-up with delight and I snap up a ticket to attend!Continue reading

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Safe Nights with Silentnight Trafford Centre – Baby Sleeping

I’m hopefully days away from giving birth to our second now and this last couple of weeks has been the first time this pregnancy, I’ve been able to focus and prepare for our imminent arrival. One of the biggest things that has played on my mind with this bubba is sleep. Our daughter, who’s now nearly 3 years old, has never been a good sleeper and has never gone through the night alone. In fact we’ve ended up co-sleeping and the two of us are incredibly knackered! So when I was invited to find out more about Safe Nights with Silentnight at the Trafford Centre, I was immediately intrigued…

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Testing for Group Strep B with Strepelle

If you follow me on instagram, then you may keep an eye on my insta-story highlights? In which case, you’ll see a highlight about Strepelle, a brand I’ve collaborated with during this pregnancy, to help raise awareness of the importance of testing for Group Strep B.

What is Group Strep B?

I’m no doctor and there’s no point in me trying to explain what Group Strep B is, when there’s far more legitimate and expert resources online like this one from the NHS, that’ll tell you all about it. But in essence, it’s a bacteria that can be carried by a woman, in their rectum or vagina and often not cause an issue, but can do when you’re pregnant and if it’s transferred to the baby during birth. Although risks are low, they are there and can be serious and potentially fatal for the baby. Continue reading

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