Pregnant in a pandemic 4 min read
When COVID-19 arrived in Australia, I was 20 weeks into my third pregnancy, making it one of my biggest challenges yet.
If you know kids this age, you need to check if they're OK 2 min read
Studies reveal age group suffering the biggest mental health hit during lockdown.
"There were days I wished someone would take my son away from me." 7 min read
I was irritable and angry, snapping at the smallest things. I felt hopeless and dead inside.
How to stay positive during lockdown 6 min read
Social distancing measures mean families are staying home at an unprecedented rate. Thankfully there are some tips you can adopt to keep cabin fever at bay.
Mums, here's permission to look after yourself 5 min read
Pregnancy, the postpartum period and motherhood ask a lot from your body and we commonly see mothers in a completely depleted state.
"All the brochures said I would be happy and excited when my baby arrived. Instead, I was miserable." 3 min read
I didn't feel love or a connection to my baby and because of this, I thought something was terribly wrong with me.
Postnatal depression symptoms and where to get help 2 min read
Postnatal depression affects one in seven woman. If you think you're suffering from postnatal depression, you should seek professional help right away.
"My husband wasn’t even allowed to be there for the birth" 6 min read
How I discovered a way to thrive and overcome the difficulties of motherhood after suffering a traumatic birth and postnatal depression.
Do you think your spouse is suffering from a mental health issue? Here's how you can help 2 min read
The warning signs can be subtle or fairly obvious; either way, it is important to know how to help your loved one.
"You feel like you’re walking on eggshells." 6 min read
Struggling with mental illness can often be a silent and isolating affair. Then there are those trying to support their loved ones who are struggling with it.