Things you should never say to a new mum

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Tact. It seems to go completely AWOL when there's a new baby in the room. After making it through some kind of hellish labour, you'd think people would have nothing but praise for you and your beautiful new baby. But where there's a newborn there's almost always an army of women waiting in the wings with opinions as big as their gobs.

Tact. It seems to go completely AWOL when there’s a new baby in the room. After making it through some kind of hellish labour, you’d think people would have nothing but praise for you and your beautiful bundle of joy. But where there’s a newborn there’s almost always an army of women waiting in the wings with opinions as big as their gobs.

We round up the things that you should absolutely NEVER say to a new mum.