Ways to Help with Postnatal Depression – The PND Toolkit

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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Attending Baby Groups to Help With Postnatal Depression

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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We’ve Somehow Got a Five Month Old Baby!

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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Being Left Alone with the Baby: a Nervous Dad and his Daughter

This week I was actually left alone with the baby. I’ve been left alone with her before. But since we’ve had her I can probably count the number of times this has happened on one hand. My wife is, after all, on maternity leave. She also breastfeeds without expressing. Not only that, she doesn’t really like to be away from Isabelle. So she doesn’t exactly leave her very often, even if it is with me. Of course, I see no problem with this, I don’t actually mind being with the two of them. Being Left Alone with the Baby There’s still…

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