Tag Archives: mental health

Interview with Harry Potter star Chris Rankin – Life after Potter, mental health & more

Me and Chris Rankin

I am a huge fan of Harry Potter! I loved reading the books and I still remember how captivated I was watching the first movie. I like many others my age could relate to the characters and as the years went on, so did the World of Harry Potter. I felt as though I grew …

Managing Mental Illness as a Parent – Brain Fog, Confusion & Memory Problems.

Planning to help mental illness

I have never hidden the truth from my readers that I suffer with mental illness, in fact it was my story about Postpartum Psychosis that started Welsh Mummy Blogs. That one post catapulted me into a world of mental health awareness and it gave me opportunities to train, understand and eventually have the tools available to help …

Meet the Welsh Bloggers – My Crazy Brood

My Crazy Brood logo

Welsh Mummy Blogs interviews Welsh blogger, My Crazy Brood With so many high profile bloggers out there, we may forget some of the amazing Welsh bloggers who are closer to home. Rachel started writing to capture her children’s childhood and raise awareness of childhood mental illness. Hello Rachel! Please tell us a little bit about yourself? My …

New mum friendship group – 5 week support group for new mums!

Registered Cardiff based charity Perinatal Mental Health Cymru aims to help those suffering with postnatal related mental health difficulties. The ‘New Mum’ 5 week friendship group starts on Monday 23rd October and will run from 10 – 11  at The Llandaff North and Gabalfa Hub.  Creche available More details below – New Mum Friendship Group – …

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 . …

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 …