Welcome to the Maternal Balance blog.
Here you will find a wealth of informative articles written by experts in their field to help you understand, cope with and overcome feelings of anxiety in your day to day life.
Melanie is the Founder of Bare Biology. Here she talks about her own personal experience of postnatal anxiety and how omega-3 came to her rescue.
Think hypnotherapy was something you did on stage at university after a few too many pints? Think again. It can be a powerful healing aid for anxiety.
Just thinking about returning to work after maternity leave can be an anxious moment. How can you help yourself to return to work with confidence and positivity?
Can the holy grail of a work/life balance ever be achieved once you become a working mum?
If you are lucky enough to have the support of grandparents during your child's upbringing it can be an incredibly rewarding experience.
The idea of financial planning does not normally resonate with being pregnant or a new mum – especially in those early days. I can’t imagine that anyone has time for anything beyond keeping your tiny human alive and keeping the big humans functioning well enough...
All of us need to learn to recognise the signs of anxiety in others, whether our partners, friends or colleagues. The more awareness we can build, the earlier we can help.
Being as prepared for the birth of your baby as possible can really help to reduce symptoms of anxiety in those early weeks.
The most precious of commodities. Learn some simple techniques to a better bedtime routine.