Tag: Mental health

Fat or pregnant

Don’t ask me if I’m pregnant

If you find yourself wondering if someone is fat or pregnant, do them a favour and keep your curiosity to yourself. There’s no polite way to ask – if they want you to know, they’ll tell you!

Why We Should Ask Mums R U OK?

As a first-time mum, I was excitedly anticipating the birth of my first child. An experience dreams were made of. I had read the books, Googled the articles, and chatted …

Postnatal depression stories – Emma’s Journey

Blog – Emma bravely shares her story of her mental health challenges and how they have been part of her mothering journey.

PND silver lining

PND: The Silver Lining

Post-natal depression (PND) is a black cloud that smoothers those parents that suffer from it. But Natasha found that those clouds also have a silver lining.

Dealing with Miscarriage

Q&A: I had a miscarriage, but I don’t think I am dealing with it very well. How can I move forward?

Considering abortion

Q&A: My husband and I just found out that we are pregnant with baby No.2. Baby no. 1 is 14 months at the moment. We always thought that we will have another baby when she is 3 years old. But it has happened now. My husband is the go with the flow person. But I like to be practical. The cons have outweighed the pros and I was really not happy when the home pregnancy test was positive. I would like to know what other mums views are on abortion and has anyone been in this situation before. Please no judging. I’m desperate for some advice.

Coping with abortion

Q&A: Just wondering how any of you women coped with having a termination/abortion done. Did it hurt after having it done or did you have any complications?

Postpartum Doulas – What do they do?

Have you ever heard of a postpartum Doula? Samantha Birch explains exactly what they do and how they could benefit you.

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