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Second-Time Mum, First-Time Anxiety

In Features, Motherhood, Stories by Gemma Dawkins

When Emily first developed severe anxiety, she was in the throes of new-again motherhood. She’d just had her second baby, and wasn’t expecting to have to navigate anxiety and parenthood at once. By Emily Anderson     Navigating parenthood is a challenge on its own but when you throw anxiety …

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My Experience With Postpartum Psychosis

In Features, Motherhood, Stories by Gemma Dawkins

The newborn bubble should be a blissful time of bonding and falling in love with your baby – but postpartum psychosis blindsided new mum Genevieve. Luckily, her partner Lizz spotted the signs and was able to help Gen get the support she needed. Here, they share their story. By Mama …

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3 Simple Steps To Declutter Your Mind

In Boss Mama, Features, Stories by Nicole Fuge

By Jo Burgess, creator of Life Sorted A cluttered mind makes you unproductive, indecisive and stuck in your own way. Getting rid of mental clutter is just as important as culling physical clutter, as it gives you the freedom to focus and make way for more important things. “Every time you …

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11 Signs You Might Have PND

In Body + Soul, Features, Motherhood, Stories by Nicole Fuge

By Cheryl Fingleson Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important to consider whether postnatal depression or anxiety has …

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How To Avoid Burnout When You’re Doing It All

In Features, Motherhood, Stories by Nicole Fuge

By Ali Young Has working motherhood in this busy age got you turning yourself in circles? Trying to do all the things for everybody, to keep the family going, your work going, your relationship going, and not lose yourself throughout your journey. We know that working mothers are 28% more likely to suffer …