Anxiety & Panic, Our Support Groups, Postnatal Depression, Raising Awareness, Uncategorized

End Silence & Stigma – Baby Loss & Perinatal Mental Health Course

Baby Loss & Perinatal Mental Health Awareness course for health care professionals, and those who support families. November 3rd & 4th, Canvey Island, Essex. Ourselves here at Lotus Petal Family Support have teamed up with 'From My Womb To My Heart' to create a two day course focusing on Baby Loss & Perinatal Mental Health.… Continue reading End Silence & Stigma – Baby Loss & Perinatal Mental Health Course

Anxiety & Panic, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

The Stigma Of Anti-Depressants

Before I experienced PND I was quite sure I would never need anti depressants. I was convinced if I ever felt 'down' I could overcome it on my own. Well I tried that and I couldn't. I had PND from pretty much the start of my daughters life, and it wasn't until she was 6… Continue reading The Stigma Of Anti-Depressants


Suffering Heartache During PND

Suffering a perinatal mental illness is difficult enough as it is, without experiencing an event which causes heartache and stress. During the last 3 1/2 years there has been two events which have caused me great sorrow. The passing of my beloved Nan and suffering a miscarriage. My Nan was diagnosed with cancer during my… Continue reading Suffering Heartache During PND