Posts Tagged ‘maternal mental health blog’

Why Silence is NOT Golden When it Comes to Mental Health

I am a chatterbox.  I like, (no, scrap that) I LOVE to have a good chat.  I will talk to anyone and have been known…

#MeToo – One Mum Sharing her Story to Empower Every Mum

The Deep Dark Hole Do you remember in Ante-Natal class when you were given a leaflet on PND that you shoved in your Bounty pack…

“I Wasn’t Expecting That” – One Mums Story of Premature Birth, PTSD & Recovery

    “If only I’d known about Post-Natal Depression” so many mums say. They prepare for the physical changes that pregnancy and childbirth brings, and…

Shining the Spotlight on Support – Lotus Petal Family Support

    “Just like the lotus, we too have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and radiate into the…

How Mums I’ve Never Met Are the Reason behind The Every Mum Movement

  Once upon a time there was a woman who wanted a child.  She had longed for this child for years.  This woman  had always…

PND Awareness Week 2017

Its PND Awareness Week this week therefore in support of the week I’m sharing my interview with Channel 5 News on my experiences of Postnatal…

Pizza, Poo Jokes and Postnatal Depression

I took my eldest tiny human out shopping after nursery yesterday. We are off on our holibobs next week, so we both hit the shops,…

IS IT POSSIBLE TO ENJOY THE “GOOD” DAYS WHEN YOU HAVE POST NATAL DEPRESSION?

You have Post Natal Depression, you are going through hell and despite your chosen methods of treatment the light at the end of this bloody tunnel is nowhere…

POSTNATAL DEPRESSION THE SECOND TIME AROUND – DOES FOREWARNED MEAN YOU ARE FOREARMED?

It’s been creeping around for days now. Peering its ugly head around the corners of your mind and daring to approach to see if, like…

PND-IS-A-M

PND Is A Mother F*****!

It is a cruel fact that for some women the reality of becoming a mum is nothing short of debilitating and earth shattering thanks to…