Tag: #pndhour

  • Reaching out – taking a step into the unknown

    Taking that first step to seek help can feel terrifying. So many thoughts go through your head ; ‘Will I be judged?’ ‘Will they take my baby away from me?’ […]

  • How I feel…10 years on

    Lotus Petal Family Support along with The Butterfly Mother, have set a photo challenge for this years Maternal Mental Health Awarenss Week. I wanted to use the opportunity to write as well […]

  • Supporting a partner through postnatal depression

    I’m honoured to share with you this anonymous blog. A candid story of how Postnatal Depression has an affect on not just the person suffering and how important support for […]

  • To the mum battling mental illness – I see you

    To the mum battling mental illness You are not alone. Your tears may fall silently but I see you. When you are painting on a smile when someone asks ‘How […]

  • Perry Panda – Helen Bashford – Book Review

    Perry Panda is a book written by parent and mental health professional Helen Bashford. It helps explain depression to younger children and what might help mum feel better. Althought not […]

  • Counselling for perinatal mental health and wellbeing- Is it for you?

    The following post has very kindly been written by Adela Stockton, Psychodynamic Counsellor MBACP www.adelastocktoncounselling.net Counselling Connect CIC Counselling is a generic term used to cover a number of approaches […]

  • Seeking help for postnatal depression

    Seeking help for Postnatal Depression is the bravest thing you do and you have that courage within you, even if you don’t know it. It is never too late to […]

  • What I’ve learnt from blogging about Perinatal Mental Illness

    I’ve been blogging about Perinatal Mental Health for nearly three years now. It began as a personal blog and since changing my website, I have lost a few of the […]

  • How babywearing ‘saved’ me from postnatal depression

    I discovered ‘babywearing’ during my 3rd pregnancy; I got a stretchy wrap for those newborn days. I was suffering with prenatal depression by 28 weeks its important to point out. […]

  • WE are PND and Me

    o, on Monday 14th November I travelled to London to attend the MIND Media Awards, which I was absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted in, I was in the Blogger […]