The essence of news reporting is what makes it hard for a parent - unpredictable, unfriendly hours and unlikely to be happening on your doorstep. Shatteringly early starts (3am, anyone? ) combined with sudden sends far from the office mean school drop offs and pick ups can't be relied upon. Overnighting or late edits need to be signed off by a co-parent - 3 small children home alone could end up causing a news story of their own. But the truth is, working in TV news is addi
I was asked to write about my experience by @cervicalscreen1 - here's what happened to me: "Don't panic, but you should go to the hospital right away". At one week overdue with my third child, my midwife appointment had taken an unexpected turn - she couldn't be sure, but she thought my cervix was bleeding. I needed to be examined by the emergency pregnancy team. As I drove myself to Chelsea & Westminster, I was anxious, but not scared. But when the doctor told me there was s
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