How does sleep effect emotions?

Sleep and emotions are closely connected. When we don’t get enough sleep, we may feel irritable, anxious, or depressed. On the other hand, getting a good night’s sleep can leave us feeling happy, calm, and more able to handle whatever the day brings. One reason for this connection is that sleep helps to regulate our […]

6 Ways To Keep Pregnancy Stress Levels in Check

Hey there, mama-to-be! It’s essential to keep your stress levels in check during pregnancy, not only for your own well-being but also for the health of your baby. First and foremost, it’s important to understand that stress hormones, such as cortisol, are not necessarily bad for you or your baby. In fact, these hormones can […]

10 Ways To Have Fun When You Are Pregnant

Being pregnant can be a wild ride, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. But one of the most common things we hear is about the lack of fun pregnant women are having. So to help out here are a few suggestions: 1. Go on a pregnancy-friendly adventure – whether it’s hiking a local […]

Why You Need to Make Sleeping Well A Priority During Pregnancy

Sleeping well is important to maternal mental health for a few reasons. First, sleep plays a crucial role in regulating our mood, managing stress, and maintaining overall emotional well-being. When we don’t get enough sleep, we may feel irritable, anxious, or depressed. This can make it more difficult for us to cope with the challenges […]

Self Care For Your Mothermind

Despite the joy and excitement that comes with having a child, the reality is that becoming a mother can also be overwhelming and stressful.

How do I stop worrying in pregnancy?

It’s natural for pregnant women to worry about their baby’s health and development. Pregnancy is a time of significant physical and emotional change, and it’s natural to feel anxious about the unknown. Additionally, pregnant women often have a heightened sense of responsibility and a desire to do everything they can to ensure the health and […]

How can I stop worrying about gestational diabetes?

It’s natural to feel worried about your baby’s health when you have gestational diabetes, but it’s important to remember that this condition is treatable and manageable. With the proper care, you can have a healthy pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby. Here are a few tips to help you stop worrying about gestational diabetes and […]

Guest Feature – Lauren-Eden Penn

A big welcome to guest blogger Lauren-Eden Penn! Lauren (Loz) writes about her experiences of maternal mental health with recommendations for others in similar situations. Lauren transformed adversity into entrepreneurship with her media brand Loz Creates and, creating an inspirational range of journals and notepads for improving mental health.  This week has been maternal mental health week, a week dedicated […]

7 Reasons Why You Could Be Vulnerable to Anxiety in Pregnancy

You’ve no doubt heard about postnatal depression but you many not be aware of how common anxiety in pregnancy is. So common in fact, it’s often dismissed as a normal symptom of expecting a baby by loved ones. However, anxiety in pregnancy can be  all encompassing and debilitating for mothers, sucking out the pleasure of moments and […]

A Quick Guide to Postnatal Depression for New Mothers

One of the most common mental health concerns after becoming a new mother is postnatal depression. With up to 15 mothers out of every 100 challenged by this treatable condition, today I’ll show you how to identify this condition early, and what to do if it happens to you.  As a teenage mother, I can […]