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Excited to see this publicity for Why Mothers Medication matters on Hellomagazine.com today https://goo.gl/39gWBC
new Facebook page to celebrate the birth of my new book https://www.facebook.com/whymothersmedmatters/
Book launch tomorrow June 1
Why mothers medication matters will be launched at Effraspace London on 1st June and will be on sale from 8 June. So proud of my third baby
Breastfeeding and Antidepressants Facebook Live Session.
I am delighted that, as part of the UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week,I will be hosting a Facebook live session to highlight which medications used to treat maternal mental illness can be taken while breastfeeding. The session will be from this Facebook page and will take place 2nd May at 7pm.
We know this can be a difficult and confusing subject and we often hear that both mums and professionals are unsure of the correct guidance.
I won’t be able to answer any personal medication queries during the session but you can contact me afterwards should you require further information.
Today alone I have had email contacts from Peru, the Netherlands, USA and Italy. It shows how the problems around breastfeeding on medication are the same all round the world. It is sad that so often breastfeeding mums are told they have to stop breastfeeding in order to be treated for chronic or acute illness – usually unnecesarily and not using evidence based resources