If you’re reading this then there’s a chance that you might be looking for ways to help with postnatal depression. What I have here is a toolkit. It’s a survival guide, advice page, suggestion list, whatever name you want to give it. But it’s aim is to help someone get through postnatal depression! Some of what I’ll cover here will also help with depression in general. This is basically a landing page for all the other pages that contains the advice. This is a growing list, so what you see here now might not be the same in three months time.…

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We were never supposed to do this alone. Raising a child was something that the whole tribe likely would have taken a role in. And as for the mother, she would’ve been surrounded by others who had either been there before, or ones who were in the same boat as she was. My point being, if you’re struggling because you’re doing this on your own, then it’s because you were never supposed to.

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Usually I have a nice little YouTube video to go along with my weekly blog. But this week I opted to do one based off one of my other blog posts, so you can watch me talk about helping Rachel to breastfeed by heading here (that link is just my YouTube channel as I haven’t finished the upload yet, so just subscribe and wait for it to be done, or keep reading), or read about it here.

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Since I really like to do silly, useless videos on YouTube, I thought I’d start this week off with that. I’m still not very good at doing videos, and I will eventually start editing, but at this time you’re stuck with this. This week I talk about Isabelle teething, attending baby classes and then a whole lot of rambling. The Blog Part If you don’t want to watch that, then I guess I should consider writing something. This is a blog after all. So this week Isabelle has been teething. Before becoming a parent I never really gave much thought…

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