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Virago and the many faces of motherhood

Virago commissioning editors have different tastes, backgrounds, life experiences, ages and interests – and yet we realised recently that many of the books we’re publishing over the next year are about motherhood. Our Chair Lennie […]

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How to recognise anxiety if you’re a new mum

Anna Mathur is a mum of three, an experienced Psychotherapist and passionate psycho-educator, with a specialism for working with women. In this extract from her book Mind over Mother: Every mum’s guide to worry and […]

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Six things I’ve learned about maternity wear

Before I was pregnant, my idea of maternity wear fell in to two camps: The first: big billowy Laura Ashley dresses – awash with chintzy floral and worn with pride in the 80s and 90s […]

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Prue Leith on Motherhood and how it has inspired her writing

I’d no desire to be a Mum until I realized I was running out of time. Soon the die would be irreversibly cast. Then, wham, I wanted a baby so badly I quite understood why […]

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What sisterhood means to me – Emma Hannigan

With Mother’s Day just a week away and sisterhood week coming to a close, we couldn’t say it better than Emma Hannigan. Long live strong women relationships. Over the years, as I’ve taken on one […]

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