Amanda Cassidy

Contributor to IMAGE.ie
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REAL-LIFE STORIES

‘I’m an obstetrician who became pregnant with twins via an egg donor. This month they turn 5’

Shannon Clarke is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist focusing on the care of women with…

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TRAVEL

The world’s most sustainable travel spots revealed

Eco-travel is on the rise, and it is now easier than ever to discover environmentally friendly destinations. Here,…

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cancer

SELF

‘Mummy has cancer’: How to talk to children about a parent’s diagnosis

How do you tell your child that you have cancer? Amanda Cassidy speaks to those who've had to…

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SELF

‘Two days after our honeymoon, my husband was diagnosed with leukaemia. It became our illness.’

Denise Kenny Byrne gained thousands of followers on Instagram for her down-to-earth beauty tips and humorous approach to…

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EDITORIAL

Trinity Tales: ‘Front Square was her garden, and the city was her playground’

Annie Gatling, now Colleran, knew Trinity College was for her when she saw Front Gate from the top…

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breastfeeding

SELF

Breastfeeding in public is both essential and incredibly daunting, so why do we continue to punish women for it?

It's National Breastfeeding Week and Amanda Cassidy writes about her not-at-all-straightforward breastfeeding journey with her three childrenNothing prepares…

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breastfeeding

SELF

Sweating under scarves or guilt-weary with the bottle: Why breast or bottle feeding your baby feels like a lose-lose

This week is National Breastfeeding Awareness Week and to mark it, Amanda Cassidy wonders at the stranglehold large…

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IVF

SELF

The IVF embryo mix-up that led to a couple’s baby being born 3,000 miles away to different parents

IVF mix-ups like this case are breaking the traditional definitions of parenthood, writes Amanda Cassidy "I didn’t get to…

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SELF

‘I needed the therapist to be the perspective’: How couples therapy can help to repair a marriage

There are many factors that impact the potential success or failure of a marriage. Couples therapy is one.…

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Jesy Nelson

SELF

Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson never stood a chance inside fame’s gilded cage

Caroline Flack, Princess Diana, Amy Winehouse, Britney Spears, Jesy Nelson. Our definition of celebrity has changed so much…

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CULTURE

Menopause? There’s an App for that

For years, we've had Apps or online communities for every life stage. Now, a networking site for women…

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parenting

SELF

What you think parenting is like versus what it is actually like

Parenting is an alternate universe of things you’d never imagine signing up for. Amanda Cassidy on reality versus…

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