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Mummy Social Meets … A Mum Who Suffered from Postpartum Rage

Danni from the Mummy Social team recently spoke to Sam, mum to two boys, aged four and two. She recently posted online that she had suffered from postpartum rage. Until this point we’d never even heard of it, so wanted to have a chat with her to find out more. Thank you so much for talking to us. Can you explain to us what postpartum rage is? Most of us have heard read more

Mummy Social Meets… Interview with Kicks Count

Kicks Count is the UK’s leading baby movement awareness campaign. In a nutshell, they spread the word about the importance of baby’s movements during pregnancy in order to prevent stillbirth. They raise awareness in numerous ways, including attending exhibitions, producing literature and harnessing national and social media. They also have a Rainbow Project, which supports families who are pregnant following a previous stillbirth. Lisa Newhouse is the General Manager, she ensures read more

Mummy Social Meets … The Mum Who ‘Ate’ Her Placenta!

Shelley (33) is an Aussie now living in York. She is wife to Troy and has an almost 2-year-old daughter called Mackenzie. Shelley relocated to England when she was 20 weeks pregnant and had to navigate the unknown NHS and maternity care upon arrival.  After a few weeks, she decided to employ the services of a private midwife who took over the prenatal care and was in attendance at the read more

How to create a social

It’s really easy to set up a social on the app! Before setting up a social, you may want to check out our ‘Mummy Social Guide to getting social‘ On the Homepage click on ‘socials’ at the bottom of the screen. Click on ‘suggest a new social‘ on this page you can also view socials in your area you can extend or decrease the distance of socials from you (your read more

The Mummy Social Guide to Hosting a Social

If you’re looking at the Socials page and wishing there was a bit more going on in your areas, why not give hosting a social a go? Since 2015, more than 10,000 meet-ups have taken place and every one of them has been set up by a mum who herself took the plunge. Socials range from picnics in the park to our children-free ‘Champagne* Socials’ with a whole host of read more

Supporting A Child With Anxiety

Guest post by Dr Hayley Van Zwanenberg. It is completely natural for children to worry from time to time. As they grow up, they have to navigate many new challenges and experiences, from starting new schools and taking exams to attending birthday parties and after-school activities, so it is normal for them to occasionally feel apprehensive. If you are concerned about the level of stress and worry that your child is read more


Mummy Social Meets … Emily: Postpartum Psychosis

Emily (33) is mum to five children aged 14, 9, 6 4 and 2. She’s a qualified midwife working in perinatal mental health in a mother and baby unit.  Hi Emily, thank you for taking the time to talk to me. I’ll admit before speaking to you I had never heard of postpartum psychosis. How is this different from postnatal depression and how common is it? Thank you for asking read more

Mummy Social Meets … Ali: My Journey To Become A Mum

Ali (38) is a mum to two little firecrackers. She’s suffered from illnesses in her younger years which has led to infertility. She and her husband chose adoption over fertility treatment and she regularly blogs about her journey and mental health, as well as her ‘winging it’ approach to motherhood. I recently caught up with her to ask about this journey Hi Ali, thank you so much for taking the read more

Mummy Social Meets… Remembering Grace

Rachel, a wife, mother, home-maker, lover of interiors and new blogger is in her late twenties. She is married to Tadhg and earlier this year the couple sadly became part of the club that no-one wants to join. They lost their beautiful baby girl, Grace, who lived for just 40 minutes. Danni recently caught up with Rachel to talk about her story. Hello Rachel, we’re so very sorry to hear read more



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