Louie Matthews
Louie Matthews' career began in the weird and wonderful world of 'true-life' journalism, chronicling everyday people's brushes with death, love-rats, miracle babies and much, much more. No, they're not made up and what happens in people's lives never ceases to amaze her. Since then, Louie has written for a variety of publications and fits freelance writing in with looking after two energetic children.

Louie is a passionate advocate of top quality maternity care and volunteers at King's College Hospital in South East London. She is an active member of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT).

Blog Entries by Louie Matthews

Shared Parental Leave: Clegg's Got it Right for Once

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2012 | (13:02)

When I heard last week's Queen's Speech outlining plans to enshrine Nick Clegg's beloved shared parental leave into law, I paused for a moment from putting the fishfingers into the oven to give a little cheer. Despite all the doom-mongerers who insist that allowing men to share maternity leave will...

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