mentalhealthMonday, pregnancy

Mental Health Monday: Antenatal Depression

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Recently, postnatal depression has been receiving a lot of media attention and greater awareness as a result, which really is fantastic! But… other topics not so widely spoken about are the reams of other postpartum mental illnesses, in addition to antenatal depression and anxiety. Amy has spoken about her experience of […]

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parenting, pregnancy

Confession: I didn’t enjoy pregnancy

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This is a topic that many mums shy away from, but I’m here to tell you all that it is perfectly okay to say that, for whatever reason, you didn’t enjoy being pregnant. Whenever I make this controversial admission, I’m always met by the question of “did you have a rough […]

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mentalhealthMonday, postpartum

Baby Bonding Guilt

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff When you’re pregnant, people try to prepare you for the birth. They tell you about their birth stories, some of which may be more like horror stories to a first time pregnant mum! They ask you your birthing plan. They even tell you that you won’t sleep properly again, or at […]

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parenting

Single parents, I respect you

I don’t think people say it enough. I think there’s still a stigma around being a single parent, and that’s why I wanted to do this blog post, to tell you that for me, you guys are absolutely bossing it.

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mentalhealthMonday, postpartum

Coping With Postpartum Psychosis

I wouldn’t want to leave the house and I would completely isolate myself from the outside world. Postpartum psychosis led me to being sat on the edge of a bridge on the motorway at night, I was sectioned under the mental health act and taken to a place of safety… the NHS provides incredible support

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parenting, postpartum

The New Baby Bubble

I remember coming home from the hospital and seeing my family’s faces light up when they finally got to meet their granddaughter and niece. I remember thinking that nothing could ever ruin this perfect little moment.

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