Thank you for reading our privacy statement. We use our website mainly to share our contact details, to allow others to get in touch with us, and to publish and share blog posts. We also offer a subscription to Sunday Summaries, a free monthly email update of global maternity news to your email address. Any worries that you can’t resolve can be taken to the ICO, details are at the end of this statement.

The vast majority of websites, including log data on: Used IP address in anonymous form; name of the retrieved page; date and time of retrieval; transferred amount of data; message about successful retrieval or an error message; browser type and version; operating system of the user; referrer URL (previously visited page). This is to keep the website running without errors and to make sure we keep serving you with the right kind of content for your needs, not to get any info about you. Our legal bases for this is Article 6 EU GDPR 1 (b).

Subscribing to our newsletter: when you register with our website, you are directed to a contact form which asks for your email address. This is so that you can receive notifications responsively.  You can unsubscribe from receiving emails by following the direction you receive in the email content.  A transfer of your data to countries outside the European Economic Area does not take place. Our legal basis for the collection of registration data is Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR and the customer’s consent.

Cookies: We use cookies which are small text files that your browser saves to your computer. These help us analyse what you’re using on my website in terms of pages or posts. Cookies give us information about your computer and how it connects to the internet; we get your IP address in a code (anonymously); your operating system; and browser used. We use this information to make the website better and to try and provide better services for you. Most of the cookies will be ‘session cookies’ which are automatically deleted by your browser once you leave We sometimes analyse the data from the session cookies. Other cookies are stored for longer and we may use these to see if you come back to our website. We never give the information to anyone else. If you don’t want cookies to be involved with your experience you can use the incognito or private mode of your browser. Our legal basis for the use of cookies is Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR and Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR.

Contact Form: If you contact us using the contact form the information you give is only collected so that we can respond to you and make sure we can be helpful if you have any further questions. You can contact us via the contact form for any queries if you wish to assert your rights in terms of data protection. You can also contact us on at any time.

Your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, limitation of processing, data portability and to withdraw consent: You can ask for the data we have stored about you at any time. We are always happy to edit, delete, correct or remove sections of any personal data at any point you ask, unless there’s an important legal reason for not doing so in which case we would get in touch with ICO for advice. You may tell me to change or no longer give us your consent to process your personal information with future effect. You can contact us on at any time to make this so. Our legal basis for the disclosure, correction, deletion, limitation of processing and data transmission is the respective request of the data subject.

You can contact ICO, the Information Comissioner’s Office, who is the Supervisory Authority, at any time via their website or on 0303 123 1113

Or you can contact us on for any help, clarification or action.

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