Month: May 2019

Maternal MH Awareness Week 2019 – MBU Wales, where do we go from here?

We have had a successful Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019. I just wanted to thank everyone and update followers on the campaign for a mother and baby (MBU) unit in Wales. But before I do that, I would like to share something from Michelle Williams. The struggles that Michelle and Mark (Fathers Mental Health …

Postnatal Depression 2 Years On – A positive post by Life with Melly

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Today’s story is about life after postnatal depression. This post is written by Mel, a parent & lifestyle blogger and mum of Alice. A post for Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019 Two years after, has it really been two years since my first Postnatal Depression Post? I read that post time and time again, reliving …

WIN A Family Ticket – Circus Extreme, Cardiff. 24th May – 2nd June 2019

Welsh Mummy Blogs has been invited to Circus Extreme in exchange for an honest #review. I am running a competition to WIN a guest ticket (4 persons) to Circus Extreme. #AD-Gifted.   Witness the circus like never before. Circus Extreme is coming to Cardiff!! Get ready for a one-of-a-kind performance, that has been five years in the making and …

Dual Diagnosis – Perinatal Mental Health & Addiction (Trigger – Alcoholism)

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An anonymous story of addiction and perinatal mental health. For Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week. This story not only highlights the need for a mother & baby unit in Wales it also shows that there is even less support for mums suffering from a dual diagnosis. I am afraid it is not just Wales …

Monster Jam 2019 Tour -Principality Stadium, Cardiff, May 18th. Are You Ready!!!!!

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The Welsh Mummy Blogs family have been invited to Monster Jam, Cardiff 2019 #AD-Gifted. Calling all petrol heads, fuel fans and adrenaline junkies. Monster Jam 2019 will be revving their engines at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff, on May 18th 2019!! On your marks, get set, go… The larger-than-life sport that always leaves you entertained, Monster …

Wales Needs a Mother and Baby Unit – I was sent to a MBU in Derby (Trigger Warning)

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Another story highlighting our need for a Mother and Baby Unit in Wales. For Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week. 32-year-old mum of two Toni Wells, was no stranger to depression but had always managed to function and bring up her son along with her supportive partner Ieauan. It wasn’t until she was pregnant with …

The NHS Failed Me – Charities, mindfulness and counselling helped my PND (Trigger Warning)

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Today Welsh Mummy Blogs shares a story about PND and how the NHS failed a mum in need. This story touches on a marriage that almost broke down, PTSD and fathers mental health. This is Nic Allens story for Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019.  My husband Ryan and I had been trying for …