This is me feeling like I am managing to keep my shit together! It’s during this certain time, mental health is more important than ever! You can feel isolated, lost, scared and extremely lonely during this time and it can cause you to shut off! With my personal mental health struggles I have been lucky … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week – The theme is Kindness!
Sorry I have been MIA from my blog recently. It's been a tough few days and had some bad news on Friday which is forcing me to make sure decisions about my future and do what's best for me and my family. On a positive note, I had the pleasure today to meet the amazing … Continue reading Hey Mama Club idea – plans to set up a local informal mums mental health group
COMPETITION: Following on from the amazing Mamas Talk Event yesterday. I am happy that I write my blog as my therapy as I’m not ashamed of my illness or who I am! I see how many struggle with motherhood and need support. I am looking into setting up a group in Harrogate for mums who … Continue reading COMPETITION running on Instagram – Spa Day for a lucky mum! 🧖🏻♀️ #MumsMatter
During Maternal mental health Awareness Week, I have the privilege to attend a ‘Mamas Talk event hosted by the lovely Jo @babymindfulharrogate (Instagram) The talk was amazing! I feel moved and inspired by the 3 women who shared their stories battling with mental health and motherhood! I am happy that I write my blog as … Continue reading ‘Mamas Talk Event – Inspiration Mums talking during Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week #MumsMatter
It’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week! Maternal Mental Health disorders include a range of disorders including depression, anxiety, and psychosis and can occur within pregnancy or the postpartum period (together often referred to as the perinatal period). When left untreated, these disorders can cause devastating consequences for the mother, her baby, her family and society. … Continue reading Happy Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 🤰🏻➡️👶🏻
Following on from creating my Visual Birth Plan, you may have noticed that there were two plans which needed to be referred to separately, these being: Special Requirements - After birth care plan Breastfeeding Plan After the Perinatal mental health meeting, it was noted that a plan needed to be created for my aftercare once … Continue reading WE HAVE A COMPLETE PLAN: The missing pieces to the mental health birth plan have been finalised (only taken 4 months) – Aftercare and Breastfeeding Plans