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 for the long post. It’s now September and it’s a bittersweet month for me. This month marks one of the greatest milestones of all time! My baby girl turns one!!! No one is more shocked than I am that I have managed to keep a little person alive for 1 whole year! On her … Continue reading Hello September! The Bittersweet Month
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 🤰🏻➡️👶🏻
Sorry for the delay, had a week full of appointments from meeting with my psychiatrist to meeting a family outreach worker part of the prevention team, the health visitor meet and greet and then therapy, Aquanatal and then just to top it off, I had to have a root canal at the Dentist #FML Due … Continue reading You need to plan how to stay well before even thinking about how you want to give birth! – Intro to Perinatal Mental Health Services and other services