Early Pregnancy, Smells, Sickness and Hunger – excerpt from Bump

Yikes!

This is an excerpt from Bump: How To Make, Grow and Birth A Baby Please feel free to share the images and the post but don’t forget to credit www.cartoonkate.co.uk. The Smells     The Sickness ‘Morning’ sickness is the clichéd sign of early pregnancy. It doesn’t just happen in the morning. 80% of pregnant women experience some nausea, and it’s … Read More

Ouch! Common Breastfeeding Complaints – excerpt from Food of Love

The Food of Love by Kate Evans

This is an excerpt from The Food of Love Please feel free to share the images and the post but don’t forget to credit www.cartoonkate.co.uk. “The breasts, especially after delivery, are liable to divers diseases; as inflammations, excoriations, indurations, tumefactions, nodes, absesses, schirrufes… ’ A supplement to Mr Chambers Cyclopedia 1753 For many women, breastfeeding is a completely pain-free experience. … Read More

How often should you feed your baby (Part 2)

Ideally you would have help

This is an excerpt from The Food of Love Please feel free to share the images and the post but don’t forget to credit www.cartoonkate.co.uk. Human beings are a tribal species. Just as surely as fish swim in shoals and wildebeest run in herds, we have evolved to live in a close-knit, extended family group. There is a common saying … Read More

How often should you feed your baby? (Part 1) Excerpt from The Food Of Love

Kate Evans The Food of Love

This is an excerpt from The Food of Love Please feel free to share the images and the post but don’t forget to credit www.cartoonkate.co.uk. First, some advice from the ‘experts’. ‘By two weeks, your baby… should manage to last three to four hours between feeds.’ The New Little Contented Baby Book ‘The infant should be put to the breast … Read More

‘You’ll ruin your figure!’ – Excerpt from The Food of Love

flames of creation

This is an excerpt from The Food of Love Please feel free to share the images and the post but don’t forget to credit www.cartoonkate.co.uk. Do you remember when you were a child, playing with your Barbie Doll and thinking about what life would be like when you were Grown Up? Well, d’you know what? Real women don’t look like … Read More

How to feed your baby – excerpt from The Food Of Love

Kate Evans The Food of Love

This is an excerpt from The Food of Love Please feel free to share the images and the post but don’t forget to credit www.cartoonkate.co.uk. The thing is, babies don’t feed from the breast the same way that they feed from a bottle. To bottle-feed a baby, you place the rubber teat of the bottle between her gums, she sucks and … Read More

Children of Calais.

I can draw pictures. That’s something I can do. I could sort clothes in the L’Auberge du Migrants warehouse, or distribute donations in the Calais Jungle, or carry firewood and build benders in the Dunkirk refugee swamp, but I decide to draw pictures, not of people, but for people. For people who have very little; not even a country to … Read More

Threads. The Calais cartoon.

Eight hundred and fifty thousand people fled for their lives to Europe last year. (At least three thousand four hundred and six people died in the Mediterranean sea.) Of that great mass of people, a few thousand have washed up Calais, France, trying to attempt the dangerous crossing to England. By the French and British governments, they’ve been hung out to dry.   … Read More

#piggate

Some things are way too obvious for a cartoon. Instead, here’s a picture inspired by the Today programme’s complete inability to report today’s news.    

#budget2015

Today, in a country which is becoming rapidly more unequal, and where rising numbers of people are reliant on food banks, including those in work, the Government reveals exactly how they are booting more people into the poverty trap (that they abolished the definition of last week). – People claiming tax credits used to be able to earn £6480 a … Read More