Linda Geddes

Linda Geddes is an award-winning British journalist and author writing about the science of sex, death, and everything in-between. Here you will find selected articles, details of her book, Bumpology, and her blog.



“The Complex Circumstances That Defined Your Gender” wins MJA “Science Explained” category

Read the award-winning piece here





“The Big Baby Experiment”: highly commended at the MJAs

Read the award-winning piece here





“Forensic science in crisis”

A three-part series for BBC Radio 4 presented by Linda Geddes.

First episode will be broadcast on 21 April, 2015 at 9pm.





9781451684995 (1)Bumpology: The myth-busting pregnancy book for curious parents-to-be

US edition will be published on March 11, 2014

Quote: Linda Geddes is not afraid to ask anyone about anything. Don’t get pregnant without it. Tracey Brown, Sense About Science

Quote: “What a BRILLIANT book! The antidote to anecdote, a great survey of current evidence. Just what the midwife ordered!” Professor Alice Roberts