Guest blog by Anya Sizer, Regional Organiser for Fertility Network UK
With one in six couples facing problems conceiving, infertility will be part of the story for many parents. It is therefore vital that we look at the implications of this and what best practice might look like when offering mental health support. Continue reading Infertility and perinatal mental health
This year’s World Mental Health Day focuses on how we respond to trauma. To mark this, the Mums and Babies in Mind (MABIM) team spoke to clinical psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Josephine Harrison, who works with mums who have lost a baby, had a traumatic birth experience or who have struggled with infertility. These issues are, understandably, incredibly difficult for mums. Josephine is linked to the North Middlesex University Hospital which serves people living in Enfield, Haringey and the surrounding areas. Haringey is one of the four areas where MABIM is working.
Continue reading World Mental Health Day blog: Working through loss and trauma