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 …

A Hidden Illness: A Mother and Baby Unit Saved My Life (Trigger Warning)

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A story which highlights our need for a mother and baby unit in Wales. A Hidden Illness: My Postpartum Psychosis Story by Danielle Webber. UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019 On 1st April 2016, at 11.05am, I gave birth to a wonderful baby boy. When the midwife placed my baby onto my chest …

A Story Going Back 26 years, PND and a Sudden Death (Trigger Warning)

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For UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019, Welsh Mummy Blogs will be sharing perinatal mental health stories from Wales. We hope that in doing this, we can highlight the need for a specialist mother and baby unit in Wales. Today’s story focuses on Postnatal Depression (PND.) Today I share a story bravely written by Ann Harrison-Power. …

A BIG Family Day Out – An Honest Review, Oakwood Theme Park 2019

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After reading some pretty bad reviews and hearing a lot of controversy, I wanted to give my readers an honest review of Oakwood.  We were invited in exchange for an honest review. #ad-gifted. On Friday, the Welsh Mummy Blogs family visited Wales’ largest theme park, Oakwood. I have fond memories of Oakwood. I have visited the …

Sunkissed Professional Hydrating Jelly Tan – Vegan Gradual Tan Review

Sunkissed Professional Hydrating Jelly Tan

I was sent a bottle of Sunkissed Professional Hydrating Jelly Tan for an honest review #ad-gifted Sunkissed have just released a new range of tanning products that contain over 95% natural ingredients, and I got to try them!! People today are more clued up about the environment than ever before. Majority of people today actively look for more natural …

Aliens Love Underpants Live On Stage – Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare Review

Aliens Love Underpants Live On Stage

We attended Aliens Love Underpants Live On Stage, in exchange for an honest #Review “Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, but there are no underpants in space, so here’s a big surprise….” The Welsh Mummy Blogs family are fans of the Aliens Love Underpants book, and the underpants series of books by author …

Family Dance Party for Adoption UK – Cardiff May 11th 2019

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I am posting this to support Adoption UK and the party organiser who adopted 2 children, 3 years ago. Dance Party Cardiff will include dance lessons from Flame Dance Studios (formerly Splash Dance Academy) showcasing hip hop, musical theatre, tap and ballet! There will also be music, disco lights, glitter face paint and stickers tattoos, raffle, …

The Boy with the World’s Tallest Hair – Our Easter Read #AD-Gifted

The Boy with the World's Tallest Hair

We were recently sent a sample copy of The Boy with the World’s Tallest Hair by Muntari Glunk in exchange for an honest review. The Boy with the World’s Tallest Hair is the first in a series titled, Mr Plasterknots Presents, it is also the first official book by Glunk House Publishing. Poor Cuthbert Cringeworthy. …

UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019 – #MBUWales

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For UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019, Welsh Mummy Blogs will be sharing perinatal mental health stories from Wales. I will be sharing the stories from the 29th April to 5th May 2019.  After a chat with members of the Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Board of Lived Experience and Sharon Fernandez ( National Clinical …

My Journey, Maxillofacial Surgery – Why I need Jaw surgery

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Yesterday (12/04/2019) I started my maxillofacial surgery journey. Well, the journey actually started years ago but I didn’t feel there was a need to document it as I was just attending a few appointment’s, having really horrid photos taken and some x-rays. Maxillofacial surgery was considered when I was a child, I was around seven …