Nutrition & Postpartum Depression

By Nivine Hanach  Clinical dietitian and a PhD candidate in health promotion with concentration on maternal mental health and infant care. With October being the mental health month, let’s talk about the importance of maternal mental health, especially during the postpartum period. The postpartum period is a transitional phase during which women go through many physical,…

My Pregnancy With High BMI & Mental Health Past During Pandemic

By Julia Bridgwater  I’m Julia. I’m mommy to a beautiful girl, Luna Delphine, who happens to be my little lockdown baby. She is my absolute world but our journey to get to where we are now hasn’t been too easy. I think anyone would agree, becoming a mother for the first time is not easy…

        Confident Mother Means Confident Child

By Mirna Bolmanac NLP practitioner and Life coach, “One way to Harmony – Lifestyle by Mirna” Do you remember that feeling after giving birth? Do you remember feelings of joy, happiness and confidence? The confidence is so big, all the world could hear you: “If I can give birth to this little human there is…

Motherhood Is The Toughest Job But I Won’t Trade It For The World

By Nosheen What Motherhood Is For Me Motherhood is knowing joy, even while experiencing the hardest trials of life. Nothing else can produce the joy or broken heart that motherhood allows.  I couldn’t imagine going through life without feeling that spectrum of emotion. There are wonderful days when I feel my cup runneth over. There…

Instagra-mama | Mom’s Instagram Struggles

by Nikhe Instagra-mama Positives of Instagram for a mom like me I have a confession to make: I am having an Insta-dilemma;  In one way I love Instagram; there are many inspiring people, I find amazing things to do or places to go. I use it for activities, for recipes and for new idea’s for…

Pregnancy After Losing A Child

By Rebecca Barry Read our baby loss story Having Sophie made us realise how much I wanted another baby.  We started to try for another a few months later.  Although I really wanted another, I had my reservations.  Would I be replacing her?  I couldn’t replace her, but would it be right so soon afterwards?  …

The Bittersweet Reality of Motherhood: How I Embraced it

By Karen Al Annan Why Motherhood Is Bittersweet : Identity Loss, Postpartum Depression & loving my babies in between Motherhood! Wow. One word, three syllables, infinite dimensions. My name is Karen Al Annan. I am a mom. I am a wife. I am a friend. I am a daughter. I am what feels like a…

Losing Your Identity As A Mom & How To Get It Back

By Lucy Simona I Am a mom, I am a wife, I am a daughter, I am a friend.. who am I? Thoughts of a mom who had lost herself and found again I Miss being Me Believe me, I love being a mom more than anything else in this world, but I also miss…

The Blessing Of Being A Mom: About Experiencing Miscarriage

By Cathy Behind the Picture Perfect Family Photograph  Our life was idyllic. My husband and I had been married for 5 years. We were enjoying expat living in Dubai, with a wide circle of wonderful friends. We were financially secure, and both agreed wholeheartedly that the time was right to start our family after a wonderful…