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Why Birth Experience Matters (Even for ‘Textbook’ Births) [GUEST BLOG]

I have guest blogged before about how my birth experience with Biggest triggered the postnatal anxiety I suffered with for months afterwards, despite the process being straightforward and what is typically seen as ‘trauma-free’. This week, I provided a more detailed account as my first guest post over at Consult My Baby with my reflections on the… Continue reading Why Birth Experience Matters (Even for ‘Textbook’ Births) [GUEST BLOG]

Anxiety · Growing Pains · health · Meltdowns · Mental Health · Motherhood · parenting · Pregnancy · Relationships

The ‘1 in 4’ Mental Health Myth

I love the work of Mind, one of the UK’s leading mental health charities and have previously worked with them as a media volunteer. They are one of many who share the statistic that 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem each year. While the fact itself isn’t a myth, and… Continue reading The ‘1 in 4’ Mental Health Myth

Anxiety · Children · Growing Pains · Motherhood · parenting

3 Baby Milestones I Am Always Eager To Reach

When you’re a first-time mum you’re eager to reach all the milestones: first smile, rolling over, sitting up, laughing, crawling, walking, etc. As a second timer and beyond, you’re in a little less of a hurry, because you have the gift of hindsight and how truly fleeting babyhood is (even though it doesn’t feel like… Continue reading 3 Baby Milestones I Am Always Eager To Reach