Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

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…

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…

Sunday Thought: Migrants are People, Too

Memes shared on Twitter and Facebook have long been berating people from other countries for entering Britain country illegally and getting jobs, houses, cars, served on a plate. The memes aim to create anger and fear amongst hard-working people struggling to make ends meet with rising prices, lower wages, and other real-life struggles (that’s most of us, […] Read more…

Snapshot of the Maternity Experience Campaign – In Numbers and Graphics

For what began as a ‘small pilot’, the Maternity Experience campaign (#MatExp) has been going really well…! I originally published on the MatExp website; I am so proud of everything the campaign and the passionate community behind it has achieved I wanted to feature it on my own blog, too to further spread the word. Here are some […] Read more…

In Appreciation of All That Is Good

A post in appreciation of the positive things that have happened this week: – Lazy day on Monday. The reason for the lazy day wasn’t so good: a very low mood, unsure of what to do with myself. Fortunately Monday was my no-work day this week so I was able to do some self-care. I […] Read more…

Being a Tall Poppy, and the Heroine of My Life

“Life-threatening is the ultimate in empowering”, I have heard. It certainly worked for me. Growing up, teachers observed my lack of self-confidence and recorded their thoughts in my school reports. The reports included words to the effect of “Leigh is bright, works hard, and produces consistently good work. I wish she would put herself forward more, come out of her shell.” I’m […] Read more…

Birth, Twitter, and Perception

Since Hugo died, I have been using Twitter to promote Hugo’s Legacy. I have been fortunate to engage and make friends with a range of people who share my passion for making a difference to other women’s maternity experience. Twitter has on many occasions been set alight with women talking openly about their own experiences, and healthcare professionals […] Read more…

1 2