what to expect


Pregnancy Books I Recommend

ocusing on a fairly perfect pregnancy and presenting it as though every woman will have this experience only leads to a lot of disappointment for a lot of pregnant, hormonal women (not a pretty sight, I can assure you).


“The Speed Bump” Extract #2 – Top Ten Tips for Birth Partners

Okay, right know she does regret sleeping with you, and she doesn’t ever want to have sex with you again, and she probably does hate your stupid face right now.


The Daddy Diaries – Part One: The Pregnancy

Every Tuesday for the next few weeks, my partner Daf will be sharing his side of the journey we’ve been on for the last two years. You’ve read my ramblings, from morning sickness and cravings all the way through to tantrums and teething – now it’s time to see it from a different perspective.


I Wrote A Book!

As followers of my Twitter will know, my life has been nothing short of busy over the last few days. Just as I’m trying to adjust to life as a stay-at-home mum, I decided to announce the project I’ve been working on for a while now – my book, “The […]


Emma’s Diary is a pile of proverbial…

Which is exactly why I’m blogging my own version. Essentially, the Speed Bump is a kind of real-life version of Emma’s Diary, the god-awful pregnancy publication dished out to all expectant mothers regardless of age, class, or anything else at all pertinent to what kind of pregnancy they’ll have. Now […]