Posts Tagged ‘grief’

Hugo’s Legacy In The News

  Hugo’s Legacy has been in the news. Awareness is a key component of Hugo’s Legacy: I am proud that I have been asked to talk about my boy in two major interviews recently. BBC Radio The first was a live radio interview for BBC Three Counties Radio. I was called by the producer out […] Read more…

Why Baby Loss Awareness Week Matters

Today marks the start of the 2016 baby loss awareness week. With awareness events for pretty much everything these days, it is easy to get a bit of ‘awareness fatigue’, and you might wonder why it is needed. This video that I posted on Facebook Live this morning explains why baby loss awareness week is […] Read more…

Stories That Dismay As Well As Inspire

At yesterday’s Women’s Voices conference among the many interesting speakers there was one phrase in particular that stood out. Stories that dismay as well as inspire. This quote is by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, from her book with a title that will no doubt be familiar: Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History. During the Q&A I […] Read more…

Why I Keep A Gratitude Journal

Why do I keep a gratitude journal? Well, in its simplest terms the purpose is to keep a record of things I am grateful for. What’s the point, you may ask? That’s a good question. The idea of a gratitude log might seem cheesy, and as though I am expecting every day to be full […] Read more…

Why We Need To Improve Perinatal Mental Health Support

We need to improve perinatal mental health support. With mental ill health remaining a taboo subject, experiencing mental ill health carrying a stigma, and mental ill health constantly misunderstood this all mental health services suffer from chronic underfunding and insufficient investment in terms of dedicated resources. Perinatal mental health is too often at the bottom […] Read more…

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