I Choose Love 4 Comments

Humans have been given plenty of choices lately. One of the wonderful things about democracy is that we are all given a say in how our country moves forwards. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always go our way. I’ll put my cards on the table now and say that as a young […]

Young Mums Need More PND Support

First of all, that title doesn’t tell the whole story. Everyone needs more support with postnatal depression (and postnatal anxiety, and antenatal depression and anxiety too, and all aspects of perinatal mental health, for that matter). There are certain obstacles, however, that make it harder for younger parents to access the help […]

Letter To A New Young Mum

I want you to know that it’s okay to be afraid. It’s okay to feel apprehensive; to get that little chill of fear down your spine when you realise that this tiny human being now relies on you to meet all of its needs, and they are helpless without you.

My PND Story

This is a tough post to write. Tougher than most others I’ve written during the two years I’ve kept this blog – mainly because it’s dealing with something that, if I’m honest, I haven’t totally accepted myself. I’m in a strange kind of limbo where this topic is concerned, because […]

Things They Don’t Warn You About Having A Newborn: JABS!

I didn’t cry.  SB did. Big time.    God, I felt awful. She was already unsettled, because she’d just peed on the scales (pre-emptive revenge, if you ask me) and then the doctor force-fed her a medicine to prevent Rotavirus (we decided to have it in the end, after weighing […]