From acupuncture to (non)essential oils, former Dubai resident Aoife Stuart-Madge, 36, spent a small fortune on labour prep and get herself hung up on her ideal birth plan – but reflecting on her experience, she admits she lost sight of what truly matteredMarch 02, 2017
Kate Kikano, 37, British owner of TKD Lingerie and mum to Elodie, five and Oliver, two, gave birth with a doula the second time round and says it was so much better than her first experience. She shares her birth story with us...March 02, 2017
There's a new army of help for hire, ready to guide you through every aspect of parenthood, from potty training to night feeds. Aoife Stuart-Madge discovers why the parent support industry is booming
From marriage certificates to baby passports and visas, so much documentation is required to give birth in the UAE that at first it’s just plain confusing. Here’s your pregnancy- and newborn-paperwork action plan...
Help get your little one off to a flying start in life with these easy ways to inspire the mind
Jacky Neal, 44, is mum to nine children and a stepson. Between their classes and running the house we managed to catch up with this busy lady…
Lebanese Rehana Abou El Hosn founded the parent-support centre Babies and Beyond after her own experience with postnatal depression. Here she tells us why she's passionate about helping mums in the UAE