Mental Health & Me

Its International fathers mental health day tomorrow – Dads need support too!

Tomorrow is International fathers mental health day. The day was foundered by my friend Mark Williams after he spoke out about his struggles with mental health after witnessing the traumatic birth of his son. Mark’s life was turned upside down after the birth of his son. Both Mark and his wife were suffering from anxiety . …

Our first Christmas just us four – Is it ‘normal’ to feel sad?

Christmas 2016 is the first Christmas that I have not spent with family; that’s not including my husband and two boys. We have always spent the Christmas Holidays with immediate family and sometimes Grandparents and Cousins. These Christmas’s are filled with great memories, laughter and some years tears. Christmas 2016 is different; this year it …

My story – Postpartum Psychosis and Postnatal anxiety – Welsh Mummy Blogs

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 20 years old. When I was 25 I became pregnant with my first child. As soon as the booking midwife noticed that I had bipolar she referred me to Cardiff perinatal mental health team. The midwife said that I had an increased risk of suffering a bipolar episode …