Category Archives: depression

Blog of the Week: Renewal

Our Blog of the Week this week comes from Adventures of a Middle-aged Matron who talks not just about renewal but about taking a moment to look at the people around you and the stories they may be carrying around … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: I wish I didn’t believe in depression

Our Blog of the Week this week is a powerful and brave post by Beating Myself Into a Dress about the Post-natal depression she suffered after the birth of her first baby. She tells with great honesty what it was … Continue reading

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PND Awareness Week – My story

Today’s blog post is from Penny Snowball. She describes the traumatic events leading up to the birth of her baby and how hard she found it and how long it took her to ask for help when PND took hold. … Continue reading

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PND Awareness Week – The Girl That Lurks Inside

All week we are asking mums to share with us their experiences of depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy. Today’s post if from Alice, who blogs at More than Toast. She talks about how PND can be hidden and … Continue reading

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PND Awareness Week – The unwanted visitor

All week we have asked bloggers to share their experiences of post natal depression with us to raise awareness of how many mums are affected and the impact it has on women and their families. Do check back each day … Continue reading

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Why mums need a Well Being Plan

Today’s guest blog is from Emma Laing a midwife at the charity Tommy’s. To mark the launch of the ground-breaking new report on Mums Maternal Mental health she talks about how we need to raise awareness of ante and postnatal … Continue reading

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Birth and beyond – have you got a Plan B?

Today’s guest blog is from Ruth Briddon who has just published a new novel ‘Being Sarah Chilton’. It has been described as:  If ‘Bridget Jones’ had a child and then was left on her tod, this book is what would … Continue reading

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