It’s easy to get distracted from our BIG why.
The reason why we are so passionate about supporting parents at different stages through their journey
Why did we decide to train as doulas, midwives, antenatal teachers, health visitors, breast feeding counsellors, lactation consultants...
I am still surprised that many perinatal professionals are unaware of how many parents struggle with their mental health and wellbeing.
Here are some statistics you might find surprising:
- 1 in 5 parents experiences perinatal anxiety.
- Depending on what study is used between 10% and 20% of parents...
I have always believed that perinatal trauma is nuanced and different from other kinds of trauma, such as motoring accidents or natural disasters.
Perinatal trauma can impact parents health on all levels; physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.
The lasting effects can be devastating for both...