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8 things for mums with PND must remember

When I was thinking about writing this post I thought back to when I had my daughter and began suffering Postnatal Depression very soon after her birth seven years ago and what I wish someone had told me then when the battle with the PND fog was taking over my life and sucking all the joy out […]

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Teenage Mothers with postnatal depression – Are we doing enough to support them?

The UK has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Europe with recent estimates of 50,000 each year in England under the age of 20 of which 80% were aged 18-19. Teenage mothers are three times more likely to develop Postnatal Depression [PND] in the first year after their child’s birth which means approximately 40% of teenage […]

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10 tips for coping with Christmas

The festive season is an especially tough time of year when you suffer with a mental illness. It can be exhausting, overwhelming and sometimes trigger difficult thoughts and feelings. As #PNDHour is about coping with the festive season today (9/12) I thought I’d share some tip straight from those who’ve experienced mental illness over the […]

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Tips for mummies with poorly heads – By Kimberley

Some mummys have poorly heads  when they have children. This is Kimberley’s 5 top tips for PND mummys. Sometimes a teddy bear cuddle is all you need If you are feeling poorly  you could cuddle a teddy bear and it will make you be happy.   2. Seeing the Doctor is important If you are not feeling […]

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Post Adoption Depression – One mum’s story

When me and my husband found out we could not have a child of our own the next natural step for us was adoption, we didn’t even look into IVF as we knew it wasn’t for us.  We had our assessment and everything went really well, went to panel and everyone agreed that we would […]

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