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Baby Blues or PND… What’s ‘Normal’ & What’s Not

First thing's first - whether it's PND or the Baby Blues, it is all normal. Repeat – it is all normal. What isn't "normal" are new/exacerbated behavioural issues that arise post delivery that last more than two weeks. When the public health nurse called around three days after we got home from the hospital with… Continue reading Baby Blues or PND… What’s ‘Normal’ & What’s Not

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Chest Infection, Social Welfare Office, Nappy Wearing, and “Bloody Feminism…”

"Bloody feminism! Where has it got you exactly?!" This intriguing statement came from an 87-year-old aunt a few weeks back. The first reaction was "Well, she's old"... but the words have stuck ever since, with her sentiments ringing particularly true this week. This week has been somewhat of a mixed bag. Without seeking pathos from… Continue reading Chest Infection, Social Welfare Office, Nappy Wearing, and “Bloody Feminism…”