mentalhealthMonday, postpartum

Coping With Postpartum Psychosis

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff I thought long and hard about what my first post should be, I wanted it to be something personal yet something people can relate to…. something informative. I decided to write about postpartum psychosis. Now, I know soap dramas have done previous stories but they’re not entirely accurate. People always stress […]

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health, pregnancy

Group B Strep – Aware.

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Strep B. Strep B was knowing Mummies who had needlessly lost their babies. The stories lead to worry. Worry became research. Research became awareness. Awareness became knowledge. 30-50% of women carry strep b at any given time. Generally it’s harmless to the women who carry it. Yet, it can be fatal […]

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parenting, postpartum

The New Baby Bubble

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff The ‘New Baby Bubble’ is amazing… You feel like you’ve been blessed with such a supportive family, a content baby and the perfect daddy to your bundle of joy. I remember coming home from the hospital and seeing my family’s faces light up when they finally got to meet their granddaughter […]

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parenting

No More "Do this, do that" – Let Me Raise My Baby

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff It turns out that becoming a parent is a confusing minefield where, at every single step, the whole world wants to give you their two pennies worth and frankly, they are very often wrong, outdated, or occasionally just plain dangerous. From the day my son was born I had midwives lecturing […]

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health, postpartum

Feel the burn, mummy

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff So, new mums, experienced mums, first timers and those who are so used to it… What are the best ways to regain your pre-pregnancy fitness? The answer: NOBODY KNOWS! But there are some targeted mum and baby sessions which I found particularly helpful. At only a couple of months post-partum, myself […]

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postpartum

No Second Thoughts

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff What are our plans for tomorrow? What food do I need to prepare for tomorrow? What clothes are ready for tomorrow? Am I prepared for potential night feeds? And breathe… I can sit down to relax. Oh! I forgot I need to eat!! Sound familiar? The life of a mum, (or […]

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