Tag Archives: #PerinatalMentalHealth

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 …

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 …

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. …

New Report Suggests 1 in 4 Pregnant Women Have Mental Health Problems – It’s not only depression

1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems. A new King’s College London study published Thursday 4 January in the British Journal of Psychiatry, found that 1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems. This is more common than previously thought – but two simple questions can help identify these problems so that …