“It’s not every day that someone sees a pregnant man walking down the road so we received a fair amount of abuse.”
A study has revealed that shouting at a pregnant woman could have a negative impact on the hearing of their unborn child.
“I asked her to stop holding her hands to show off her bump and to just pose like everyone else."
Let’s be honest, maternity wear has a big image problem. It’s as if the powers that be have decided that the minute you see that little blue line on the stick, you are suddenly gripped by an obsession with mumsy florals, monochrome, chintzy prints and the sort of inoffensive pastel shades that were beloved by Hyacinth Bucket, rather than the nuanced pastel hues hot footing it down the runways for this spring/summer. There are some solid high street finds, from the excellent Asos range to Topshop’s small but trend-led collection of maternity wear, and of course Next, Marks and Spencer and Gap.
More than half of breastfeeding mums returning to work said they have had to express milk in an unsuitable place