I recently spent some time in Israel.
There was nothing Mandy Haberman could do to feed her baby - she felt "redundant and useless as a mother".
Britain is in the midst of an astonishing entrepreneurial boom in which agile, innovative start-ups are swiftly becoming leading players in the market.
When I say what I do, people always remark how "brave" it is.
Cash-saving tips from www.moneysavingexpert.com's Martin Lewis.