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Summary

In this no-holds-barred collection of essays, prominent women authors, journalists and TV personalities explore the truth about becoming mothers. Covering topics from labour to the breastapo, twins to IVF, weaning to postbirth sex, and with writers including Cathy Kelly, Adele Parks, Kathy Lette and Lucy Porter and many more, Things I Wish I’d Known is a reassuring, moving and often hilarious collection that will speak to mothers - and mothers-to-be - everywhere.

©2015 Victoria Young (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

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"From labour and IVF to weaning and post-birth sex, each author is brutally honest about their experiences, ensuring you will laugh and cry along with them." ( Essentials)
"[A] collection of very funny essays." ( Stylist)

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I enjoyed most of the stories and could relate to most. I did find some of the stories slightly patronising, especially if you are a working Mum. Not everyone is able to afford a nanny or similar which appeared to be an expectation for some.

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Brilliant advice and anecdotes

Excellent advice and delivered in a sage and humourous manner. Very helpful for new mothers.