Motherhood, Parenting

Infant Feeding; The Lies within the Literature

Let’s hope that one day, the moral principles of the health organisations will value mothers and babies equally and will implement a new approach with mindful, inclusive options and communication. Mother & Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative perhaps?

Feeding, mental health, Motherhood, Parenting

The Best-ish Feeding Journey

I tried to nurse him.  My heart wanted to nurse him so bad.  It was going to be magical once we figured it out. I was sure of it. I obsessed over it.  I lost sleep over it.  I cried over it.  I bled, actually bled over it.  Then I tried exclusively pumping. 

mental health, Motherhood, Parenting, Wellbeing

Breastfeeding Grief; Our BetterHelp Resource

Postnatal Depression (PND) (also known as Postpartum Depression) is an illness. The Royal College of Psychiatry (RCPsych) states the following: Postnatal Depression is a depressive illness which affects between 10 to 15 in every 100 women having a baby. The symptoms are similar to those in depression at other times. These include low mood and… Continue reading Breastfeeding Grief; Our BetterHelp Resource

mental health, Motherhood, Parenting, Women's Health

Are You Ok?

Are you ok? It's a question we often ask but do we really pay attention to the answer? A mother struggling with feeding will often isolate themselves due to the absurd belief that every mum will be in a 'love bubble'. For some mums, that bubble never formed. Others encounter unexpected issues which suddenly pop… Continue reading Are You Ok?

Parenting

PND & Breastfeeding Grief: The Moment Of Change 

Breastfeeding grief is very real. It appears that there are lots of women out there who have developed post-natal depression as a direct result from their struggle/inability to breastfeed.