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The Local Lowdown Podcast: Maternal Mental Health Week with Mum’s Guide to Hertford

On this week’s episode we discuss women’s mental health during and post pregnancy with Kayleigh Short of Mum’s Guide to Hertford

This week to mark Maternal Mental Health Week Kayleigh Short of Mum’s Guide to Hertford wrote a powerful blog post about her own struggles with anxiety pre and post pregnancy. On this week’s episode host Piper and Kayleigh have a frank and open discussion about the mental health issues they experienced after having their children.

Plus there’s the usual chat with Graham Mack.

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If you or a friend have been affected by these issues there is help available online and locally. Do open up to someone you trust and contact your doctor as soon as possible. You may just be feeling overwhelmed but it may be something more. See you doctor to set your mind at rest and get help.

Mums Matter is a new service offered by Hertfordshire Mind – a peer support network designed to give mums emotional support after childbirth and dispel the myths about the need to be a perfect mum. Courses are being run online throughout the year. If you would like to find out more information please email us at mumsmatter@hertfordshiremind.org or call/ text Corrina on 07961 944779.

The Butterflies Community is a local Hertfordshire-based support group to help mums experiencing post-natal depression and PTSD

Coping with stress after having a baby – NHS website

Recognising post-natal depression – NHS website

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