Hygiene Is Not Negotiable

I’ve been accused of having a touch of OCD when it comes to cleanliness and order, and I don’t deny that I’m an uptight asshole who takes personal hygiene perhaps a bit too seriously. I’ve been known to shower up to three times a day, and yes, I realize that is not normal. There are […]

Pregnancy Health

Home Births: About to Become the Norm in the UK?

When I was pregnant, a home birth was never suggested. My midwife didn’t suggest it, my NCT class didn’t cover it, and we’d just bought a new cream rug for the living room, so…I was booked into our local country hospital’s birth centre which I felt was the relaxed, semi-hippy alternative to the labour ward, […]