Vanessa from MamaBabyBliss on BBC East Midlands, June 2020.
All pregnant women and new mothers can now access specialist mental health care in the area where they live, NHS England has announced.
Five years ago around 40% of the country had no access to specialist community perinatal mental health treatment in their local area, but this welcome change means there is now full geographical coverage.[Read more…] about NHS England announces specialist mental health support for new mums
It’s great to see the issue of postnatal mental health being raised on TV again, and this time it was the turn of our founder Justina Perry to talk about the problems faced by parents.
The interview was part of a feature on BBC1’s Look East, and this was Justina’s first time on live TV. Footage and interviews shot at Secret Garden Hitchin were also part of the feature. MamaBabyBliss teacher Rachel Allen can also be spotted![Read more…] about MamaBabyBliss on the BBC again
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Before we discuss the impact of the stress during pregnancy, it would be useful to understand some basic aspects of stress.