Motherdom - mental health and wellbeing magazine founder

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About Anna

Anna is the founder of Motherdom magazine. She is a former BBC journalist and a mum-of-two with personal experience of maternal mental health issues. (Anna’s daughter is nearly 6 and my son is 2 at the time of the Podcast going live).

Anna experienced low mood and anxiety during her second pregnancy and realised that the information out there about parents’ mental wellbeing was still quite fragmented and wanted to create a space to put it all together.

Anna wanted to share her story and let other parents know they’re not alone. 

Motherdom is for all parents with kids under 5 who are interested in maintaining positive wellbeing.

Episode highlights

  • Anna’s personal story in relation to her mental health in the postpartum period.

  • The reason Anna started Motherdom magazine.

  • The fantastic Editorial Board she has supporting Motherdom.

  • Why we shouldn’t be parenting on our own.

  • The power of sharing our stories in supporting our mental health.

Relevant links

Motherdom magazine

PANDAS Foundation gives support to people coping with Pre and Postnatal Mental Illnesses, as well as their families, friends and carers. You can call PANDAS on 0843 28 98 401. The helpline is open every day from 9am-8pm. PANDAS’ dedicated volunteer team are on hand to offer support, advice and can help to signpost to other organisations if necessary. For more info please visit www.pandasfoundation.org.uk/helpline

I had the pleasure of meeting Anna at the launch of Motherdom magazine on 30 March

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