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The ‘not good enough’ parent

Have you ever felt like this? These are all things mums have said during sessions with me. These feelings are so common, but we don’t often talk about them openly. Fear of being judged and shame at what we believe are our shortcomings tend to keep us quiet.

Fathers’ Mental Health

Dr Andy Mayers is a perinatal mental health expert, campaigner and educator. In this piece he explains why although it’s great that NHS England announced they will screen fathers for their mental health in late 2018, it’s perhaps premature to get too excited.

Nourishing your mind during pregnancy

Copywriter AnneMarie McDonnell explores the relationship between nutrition and mental health during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, please read our disclaimer before continuing. This article is for general information purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment.

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