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The Art of Self Expression

Our new art sessions at the Mulgrave Children’s Centre have been well received by local mums recently. Run as part of our developing group work programme, the six-week Art of Self Expression workshops were led by local artist Tanaz Assef and encouraged mums to use creative techniques such as drawing, painting, collage or colouring to … Continued

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Research Highlights Prevalence of Mental Health Problems

New research by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has shown that two-thirds (67%) of pregnant women in London aged between 16 and 24 years have a mental health problem https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-03-two-thirds-pregnant-women-london-mental.html. By comparison, the research, published in March, suggests roughly one in five (21%) pregnant women in London aged 25 years and over have … Continued

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Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018

So the update …. unbelievably, in a ‘David and Goliath’ sense, we won!! And we are absolutely thrilled. It is fantastic recognition for our work supporting new mothers’ with mental health difficulties and a great boost for such a hard working and committed team 🙌

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World Mental Health Day 2018

It’s World Mental Health Day 2018 ❤️. We love this simple lesson from Winnie the Pooh (children’s books are so wise!). If you know anyone who’s suffering with their mental health at the moment, talk to them. Let them know you’re thinking of them. Offer to go and spend time with them, or make plans … Continued

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PND Study

A new study into postnatal depression (PND) found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79 percent when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls. Overall the researchers identified that women who give birth to males are 71-79% more likely to develop PND. Furthermore, women whose births had complications were 174% more likely … Continued

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