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Myleene Klass ‘talks sense about breast milk’ shocker

The television presenter and professional bikini-wearer Myleene Klass found out that serving breast milk to friends and family has a nasty side effect – that everyone in the media (yes, that includes me) rears up and starts banging on about it.

The woman who breastfeeds her dog

Closer Magazine are to release this week's edition featuring the story of Terri Graham, a 44-year-old mother of two from California - who apparently breastfeeds her dog, Spider.

At Last, By Edward St Aubyn

The fifth and final part of Patrick's story is set on the day of his mother's cremation and, as ever, is a beguiling blend of wit, intellect and compassion

Bibliotherapy: A new chapter

Reading is helping couples to reconnect through sharing some well-chosen books. Rebecca Hardy discovers that reading out loud is just the literary fix her strained relationship needs

Breastfeeding: Forced feeding

Everyone agrees breastfeeding is best for babies – but vulnerable new mothers are being bullied into it. Anne Wollenberg finds some disturbing evidence

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Dressing table: The best fest-aid kit

A lightweight alternative to a heavy aerosol. Simply direct the nozzle to the roots of your hair and rub in the fine powder which contains cotton to absorb oil and increase volume.

Oliver James: It's all about you

The ultimate question of parenting: how to ensure your baby has a happy childhood. And the answer the flamboyant psychologist Oliver James has come up with? Selfishly enough, it's working out what you want to get out of the experience...