Sandra McLean is a journalist with 22 years' experience working in newspapers in Australia and the UK. She lives in Brisbane with her husband, journalist and author Phil Brown, and their "late baby", Hamish.
'It wasn't a conscious choice to have children or not. That cartoon which used to be popular, "Oops... I forgot to have a baby." That was me.' DEBORAH THOMAS, editor, The Australian Women's Weekly 'It was a miracle for me to fall pregnant, an extraordinary miracle.' MAGGIE ALDERSON, journalist and author