Being a mum is the most amazing experience in the world. It’s also the hardest. It’s a minefield of guilt, fear, self-doubt and sleep deprivation. Society makes us feel like we can’t complain – we have to post cute pictures on Instagram, hide the snot stains on our clothes and follow up any less than incredibly positive comment with, “oh but it’s worth it!”

Well, guess what? You’re allowed to complain. You’re allowed to ask for help. You’re allowed to not know what the hell you’re doing and get some guidance to figure it all out. You’re also allowed to look after yourself. In fact, it’s crucial that you do. Nourishing and nurturing your own self means you’ll have more to give to your child.

So let’s talk about you.