When Life Takes a Different Path: A Tale of Postnatal Depression
"In the dead of night in October, 2009, I gave birth to my fourth baby. The room was dim, and the air had a sombre peacefulness to it. I had gone nearly two weeks overdue with this baby, and I hadn’t been in a hurry to meet her; in fact, I would have been quite happy to remain pregnant indefinitely." This article by Kirrilee Heartman tells her story and experience with postnatal depression.
"This week, 17th
of November 2013, is Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week. Perinatal may be an unfamiliar term for some people but it refers to the period from conception through to 12 months after the birth of a baby." This article by Rhona Barker brings awareness about Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week, as well as insight into Perinatal Depression and Anxiety.
Helping Young Mothers at Risk of Mental Illness
Young mothers at risk of perinatal mental health issues will have instant access to expert advice following the launch today of a new mental health awareness online resource by the Minister for Mental Health, Kevin Humphries.
Safe Baby Wearing
"Baby wearing in some form of sling or another has been entrenched in the parenting practices of some cultures for centuries. In the western world we have been a little slower to get on the baby wearing bandwagon, but baby slings are now in common used by many parents." This article by Yvette Barton gives the best safety tips to wear your baby.
Why Wear Your Baby?
"Babywearing is instinctive – and research backs up how vital it is that a baby feels secure, touched and nurtured by his or her parent or carer." This brochure from Manduca shows the advantages and uses of 'wearing; your baby.
Rebozo as a baby carrier
The rebozo makes an ideal baby carrier. The word rebozo means shawl in Spanish and is a multipurpose traditional cloth. As an elegant, beautiful shawl the rebozo can be used for whatever you need it for the time.