We recently had the pleasure of hosting two very important supporters to our Imperial Centre.
The decision to hold your baby after their death is an incredibly difficult and personal one. Stacey Skrysak tells her story.
This time of year can be especially difficult for any father who has lost a baby.
Today, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has published a new report aimed at highlighting the need for better awareness and care for those affected by perinatal mental illness.
A study has shown that up to 40% of men experience vulnerability and powerlessness after the loss of a baby yet many feel unable to talk about it. We need to open up the conversation around fathers and baby loss to show men that it’s alright to grieve.
You’ll probably feel quite emotional for a while after you give birth. Try to look after yourself as well as your new baby and don’t be afraid to ask for help if you feel overwhelmed.
Depression and mental health problems, such as anxiety, affect up to 20% of all pregnant women. Left untreated, these conditions can have lasting effects on the emotional and physical health of both mother and baby.
A new report from MBRRACE-UK, out this week, has highlighted some shocking truths about the failure of mental health provision for pregnant women and new mums.
Organisations, blogs and communities that provide support with issues around wellbeing and mental health in pregnancy and afterwards