Mental health support for new parents

Mental health support for new parents

Mental health support for new parents is vital, says the Local Government Association. New mothers and fathers should be given advice and information about the importance of their mental health
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Mental health of new mothers

Mental health of new mothers

Nearly half of new mothers with mental health issues don’t get diagnosed or treated according to new research into the mental health of new mothers. The shocking findings have been
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Violet who has a rare chromosome disorder

Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week

It’s Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week so My Family, Our Needs is shining the spotlight on Unique – The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group. It is a UK-based charity who offers
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Family Fund Harrison

In the Spotlight – Family Fund

As well as turning the spotlight on conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), My Family, Our Needs will also be shining a light on organisations
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In the spotlight – Epilepsy

To celebrate Purple Day, when people come together to turn the world purple for epilepsy, to raise both vital funds and awareness, My Family, Our Needs has teamed up with
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Child with asthma playing football

In the Spotlight – asthma

My Family, Our Needs has teamed up with Asthma UK to bring you the facts about asthma. We’ll also be running a competition so make sure you keep reading to
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Toilet Training

Toilet training your disabled child

Becoming toilet trained is a milestone all parents strive for, and for some parents of children with additional needs, this milestone can seem unobtainable. However, experience has taught us that
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Carers Rights Day – Missing Out

Today is Carers Rights Day and this year’s theme is Missing Out. Findings from research carried out by Carers UK shows that parents of children with additional needs are slower
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Young Toddler

In the spotlight – Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism

This week, World Mental Health Day 2016 opened up discussions about mental health conditions. Today, we’re putting one of them under the spotlight – Selective Mutism. Have you ever wondered
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