Posts Tagged ‘support’

Set Her Free: The Plight of Pregnant Asylum Seekers

Can you imagine… Fleeing your home, leaving behind your friends, family, and belongings to seek asylum in another country? Being detained, indefinitely, in that new country? And not only that, but being indefinitely detained while pregnant? In 2014, this was the sad reality for 99 women, indefinitely detained at Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre while pregnant. […] Read more…

Celebrating 100 Hours of #PNDChat

This Wednesday, December 16 2015 at 8pm marks a very special occasion: 100 hours of #PNDChat – will you be celebrating with us? #PNDChat is the brainchild of wonderful blogger Rosey to bring together those affected by perinatal mental health, and the people (family, friends, and professionals who support them) – known as the #PNDFamily. And it […] Read more…

Be a Not-So Selfish Mother in a Mother Tee

I have a wardrobe of pretty dresses I love to wear but do you know what? My current favourite items are my Selfish Mother tee and sweatshirt. I’d been spotting the Mother tee on social media for a while, and was delighted to find one in my Mumsnet Blogfest goodybag last month. There are a […] Read more…

Tommy’s Mum’s Voice Award

After an especially challenging time recently I was bowled over when I received an email from Tommy’s to say I have been longlisted for the Mum’s Voice award. The award, sponsored by Seraphine, is one of the categories at their annual awards (the ceremony will be held in March 2016). The award “celebrates a mum who […] Read more…

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